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PLEASE HELP !!!!!!! Collette has 28 T - shirts and 42 bars of soaps . Each box will contain the same number of T - shirts and the same amounts of soap . What is the greatest number of boxes Collette can pack to have no t- shirts or soap bars left over? Show your work

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  1. Mathhelp346
    • 4 years ago
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    its 7

  2. Mathhelp346
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    7 is the gcf

  3. bipasha_saha
    • 4 years ago
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    how do u know/

  4. Mathhelp346
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    7*4=28 7*6=42

  5. bipasha_saha
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    so the answer is 7

  6. Mathhelp346
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    yes

  7. bipasha_saha
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    how could i explain this ?

  8. Mathhelp346
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    7 is the greatest common factor(gcf)

  9. Mathhelp346
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    that means no other number greater than 7 can be a factor of BOTH these numbers

  10. bipasha_saha
    • 4 years ago
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    THANK YOU VERY MUCH !!! @Mathhelp346

  11. Mathhelp346
    • 4 years ago
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    your welcome :)

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