What does "a factor of five" mean in the sentence ? What does "a factor of five" mean in the sentence: Even the common newt is more genetically splendorous than we are, by a factor of five.? Thank you.
Jul 6, 2019 3:32 AM
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'by a factor of 5' = 'by a multiple of 5', or 'by five times more' ie, in your example, the newt is five times more splendorous than us.
July 6, 2019
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