function to determine factors of a number

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    function to determine factors of a number

    hello all,
    I was wondering if there is a function that i can call that will get all of the factors of a number, or do i have to make one myself. I started to write one, but i didnt get very far. Any suggestions or comments would be helpful , thnaks guys
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    You have to write one yourself. A naive approach is to scan through every number from 1 to N and use % to test for factors of N.
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    Re: function to determine factors of a number

    Originally posted by lakai02
    a function that i can call that will get all of the factors of a number
    I used to write one but I displayed the result on stdout. Or you want the result in an array???
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