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anonymous
 5 years ago
what is The Greatest Common Factor?
anonymous
 5 years ago
what is The Greatest Common Factor?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First do you understand what a factor is?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://www.mathsisfun.com/greatestcommonfactor.html is a great website that explains it.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The greatest whole number which can divide two numbers that are greater than or equal to it. It is also called the highest common factor or HCF

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Factors are the numbers you multiply together to get another number

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then the common factors are those that are found in both numbers

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A = {1,2,5,6,10} B = {1,5,7,8,15} the biggest number these sets have in common is? 5. It is the Biggest(greatest) Factor they have in Common

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the "Greatest Common Factor" ? It is simply the largest of the common factors.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The greatest common factor of two or more whole numbers is the largest whole number that divides evenly into each of the numbers. There are two ways to find the greatest common factor. The first method is to list all of the factors of each number, then list the common factors and choose the largest one.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Take the numbers 32 and 80 32 can be shown as 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 80 can be shown as 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 5 So the highest common factor is 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 which is 16 32 / 16 = 2 80/16 = 5

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thankyou all i need it for math class?
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