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Is 12 the gcf of 36 and 48?

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โˆ™ 2016-09-27 14:32:47

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Short Answer: Yes. 12 is the largest factor that 36 and 48 have in common

Long Answer (Listing Factors):

Factors of 36: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, 36

Factors of 48: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16, 24, 48


The largest factor that 36 and 48 have in common if 12.


Long Answer (Prime Factors):


Prime Factorization of 36: 2 * 2 * 3 * 3

Prime Factorization of 48: 2 * 2 * 2 * 2 * 3


The factors that 36 and 48 have in common are two 2s and a 3.


2 *2 * 3 = 12


12 is the GCF of 36 and 48.

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โˆ™ 2016-09-27 16:18:56
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