Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 1 - Foundations for Algebra - Get Ready! - Page 1: 1


6 Remember the GCF of any two numbers is the greatest number that can be multiplied by a whole number to equal both of the numbers applied. In this case, we need to find the GCF of 12 and 18. The number 6 is a multiple of 18 by 3, and a multiple of 12 by 2. The clause is not true for any number greater than 6, making 6 the greatest common factor.

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