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factor (MathScript RT Module Function)

LabVIEW 2011 MathScript RT Module Help

Edition Date: June 2011

Part Number: 373123B-01

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Owning Class: basic

Requires: MathScript RT Module

Syntax

c = factor(a)

Description

Computes the prime factorization of a given number. A number is prime if and only if the number is a positive integer with exactly one positive divisor other than 1.

Examples

Inputs

Name Description
a Specifies the number you want to factor. a is a positive integer. a has an upper limit of 2^32-1.

Outputs

Name Description
c Returns the set of prime numbers whose product equals a. c is a row vector of primes. The factors in c might repeat. For example, factor(16) returns the vector [2, 2, 2, 2].

Details

The following table lists the support characteristics of this function.

Supported in the LabVIEW Run-Time Engine Yes
Supported on RT targets Yes
Suitable for bounded execution times on RT Not characterized

Examples

C = factor(1000001)

Related Topics

is_prime
primes


 

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