The fastest way I could get a number factored
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factor allows the user to factor any number and get the time it took to do the factoring.
Copyright (C) 2013 Wesley A. Bowman

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I decided to do this to help out Reddit user Chiasmata ( which can be seen in the thread here.

I took his code, adapted it with some modifications of my own and some by suggestion of user kalgynirae (