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Q: What is the GCF used for?

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You get the gcf and you multiply the numerator with the number you used to get to the gcf

The GCF can be used to reduce fractions. The LCM can be used to add and subtract unlike fractions.

The GCF is the Largest Factor in common between two numbers. It is used to find the simplest form by finding the GCF of the numerator and denominator and dividing them both by it. If the GCF is 1, the fraction is in its simplest form.

Find the GCF of the numerator and the denominator and divide them both by it. If the GCf is 1, the fraction is in its simplest form.

Finding the GCF of the numerator and denominator and dividing them both by it will give you the simplest form of the fraction.

GCF doesn't apply to fractions, only to whole numbers. When those numbers are the numerator and denominator of a fraction, the GCF can be used to reduce it to its simplest form.

When you want to reduce fractions to their simplest form.

GCF is used for factoring terms, possibly in solving equations. LCM is used to find a common denominator when adding or subtracting fractions.

You need at least two numbers to find a GCF.

A greatest common factor is used to compare two or more numbers - a single number cannot have a greatest common factor.

To split things into smaller sections.

The GCF is 5.

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