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

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radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Look for a common factor in each term. Something that will divide evenly in both terms.

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The variable X is raised to some power in each term, so it is for sure we can divide each term by x^?

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Both 12 and 4 have common factors, what is the largest number that will divide evenly into both 4 and 12?

radar
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0After 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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