abundant number: Meaning and Definition of

abun'dant num'ber

Pronunciation: [key]
— Math. Math.
  1. a positive number that is less than the sum of all positive integers that are submultiples of it, as 12, which is less than the sum of 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6. Cf. deficient number, perfect number.
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