# Definition:Part

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## Definition

### Of Integer

An **aliquot part** of an integer $n$ is a divisor of $n$ which is strictly less than $n$.

### Of Real Number

In the words of Euclid:

(*The Elements*: Book $\text{V}$: Definition $1$)

## Also defined as

A **part** is also used to mean a portion, or segment, cut off from a quantity.