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  • 5 years ago

whats the greastest common factor (GCF) 12x^7 and 4x^5

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  1. radar
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    Look for a common factor in each term. Something that will divide evenly in both terms.

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    The variable X is raised to some power in each term, so it is for sure we can divide each term by x^?

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    Both 12 and 4 have common factors, what is the largest number that will divide evenly into both 4 and 12?

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    After some serious consideration you will eventually come to a conclusion that \[x ^{5}\] and 4 or the greatest common factor giving you:\[4x ^{5}(3x ^{2}+1)\]

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