Mathematics

Question

find the GCF of the numbers by listing the factors 36,42
a.2
b.84
c.252
d.6

2 Answer

  • You would find a number that divides into both numbers EVENLY (greatest number) 
     6 is the greatest number that divides evenly into all of them.
  • GCF = Greatest common factor.

    36/6 = 6
    42/6 = 7

    Therefore, your greatest common factor is 6.

    Final answer: 6

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