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anonymous
 5 years ago
How do you find the common factor for 4,24?
anonymous
 5 years ago
How do you find the common factor for 4,24?

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sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, a common factor is something that evenly divides into both numbers

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so I would start with the biggest  which would be one of the two numbers

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0does 24 divide into both 4 and 24?

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0does 4 divide into both 4 and 24?

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes! 4/4 = 1, and 24/4 = 6

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nope, 3 does not divide evenly into 4

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how about 2? yep, 4/2 = 2, 24/2 = 12

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how about 1? well, 1 divides into anything, 4/1 = 4, and 24/1 = 24. so the common factors are 4, 2, and 1
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