20120804, 17:32  #1 
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"Danny"
Dec 2002
California
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"factoring" vs "factorizing"
I've noticed that "factoring" and "factorization" are often used interchangeably. However, is there any difference in semantics? I'm under the impression that "factoring" often refers to just finding a factor, while "factorizating" means finding all the factors.
Am I correct? Or is there no difference? 
20120804, 17:45  #2  
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"David"
Sep 2007
Liverpool (GMT/BST)
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"Jonathan"
Jul 2010
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20121016, 04:07  #5 
Oct 2012
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No Difference
Yes there is no difference between factoring and factorizing. Both have same meaning.

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