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# How are greatest common factor and least common multiple different?

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The greatest common factor, or GCF, is the largest number that can go into a set of given numbers evenly. The least common multiple, or LCM, is the smallest number that a given set of numbers can go into evenly. Wiki User

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## A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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### What is the greatest common factor and the least common multiple of 18 and 20?

The greatest common factor is 2 and the least common multiple is also 2.

### What is the greatest common multiple of 39 and 35?

The greatest common multiple is infinitely large, the least common multiple is 1365, the greatest common factor is 1.

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### What is the greatest common factor and least common multiple of 63 and 77?

Greatest common factor (GCF) =7 Least common multiple (LCM) =693

### What is the GCM of 12 and 15?

There is no such thing as a Greatest Common Multiple - there are such terms as Lowest Common Multiple, and Greatest Common Factor.

### What is the greatest common multiple of 32and 55?

The greatest common multiple of any set of positive numbers is infinity.I suspect you actually want to know the greatest common factor and not multiple.The greatest common factor is 1.

### What are the greatest common factor and least common multiple of 20 and 120?

The greatest common factor of 20 and 120 is 20, and the least common multiple of 20 and 120 is 120

### What is the greatest common factor and least common multiple of 32 and 49?

The Greatest Common Factor (GCF) of (32,49) is 1The Least Common Multiple (LCM) of (32,49) is 1568

### What is the greatest common multiple of 90 and 108?

The greatest common FACTOR of 90 and 108 is 18. The LEAST common multiple is 540. There can be no greatest common multiple since double that number will be a greater common multiple.

### What is the greatest common multiple between 12 and 15?

There is no "greatest common multiple" for any pair of numbers. If you meant greatest common factor, the answer is 3.

### What is the greatest common multiple of 3474and 26?

There is no greatest common multiple - whatever common multiple you come up with as the greatest one I can add their lowest common multiple (45162) and get an even higher multiple. There is a greatest common factor, which for 3474 and 26 is 2.

### What is the greatest common factor and least common multiple of 4 and 32?

The greatest common factor(gcf) of 4 and 32 is 4. The least common multiple of 4 and 32 is 32.