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  • 5 years ago

how do you find the GCF of 24 and 32?

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  1. anonymous
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    factor both terms such that 24=2*2*2*3 = \[2^{3}*3\] 32=2*2*2*2*2 = \[2^{5}\] Then compare the like terms and pick the largest factor.

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    that is, the largest factor common to both numbers.

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    thanks for the help!

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