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factoring

[′fak·tə·riŋ]
(mathematics)
Finding the factors of an integer or polynomial.
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For maturity factoring, the factor pays on the invoice due date.
Pollard of Reading, England, the number field sieve looked promising from the beginning, especially for factoring numbers of a special form.
Depending on dollar volume, factoring costs less than 3 percent of the transaction.
factoring companies--including data on size, individual factoring programs, rate structures, industry preferences, contract terms and operating practices.
In light of the current economic conditions, the invoice factoring industry is a fast-growing financial service being offered to business owners who need to improve their cash flow or increase their working capital without taking on more debt or diluting their equity position in their business.
Factoring, which used to be the exclusive domain of the garment industry, is expanding into manufacturing, distribution and the service industry, says Leonard Machlis, executive director of the Commercial Finance Association, a New York-based national trade association for factors and asset-based lenders.
At that time, Rivest predicted that factoring this number, using the fastest computers and best factoring methods then available, would require considerably more than 40 quadrillion years of computation.
Many small businesses are good candidates for factoring because their credit history is not as important to a factor as the credit history of the customer paying the receivables, says LaPaglia.
To crack the tenth Fermat number (n = 9), Lenstra and Manasse used a recently invented method that significantly speeds the factoring of Fermat-type numbers.
Some of our sales may not be eligible for factoring for various reasons, including credit risk, country risk, and other reasons.
Factoring offers a number of benefits to cash-starved companies, which often use the money to meet payroll, fund marketing efforts or provide working capital.
Red) Alford of the University of Georgia in Athens finished factoring a 95-digit number.