Factor, a Latin word meaning "who/which acts", may refer to:

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  • An independent variable, either categorical or continuous, controlled by the experimenter.
    • "Factor" is sometimes used synonymously with categorical variable, regardless whether it is controlled.
  • Factor analysis, the study of how factors or certain variables affect other variables
  • The factorization theorem, a characterization of a class of statistics called sufficient statistics.

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Other usesEdit

  • Factor (chord), a member or component of a chord
  • FACTOR, the Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Records

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