# How do you write #30 + 54# as the sum of two numbers times their GCF?

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See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Find the prime factors for each number as:

Now identify the common factors and determine the GCF:

Therefore:

Now, we can factor

Or, completely written out:

#### Explanation:

First, we find their Greatest Common Factor:

The sum of the two numbers is

Divide by the GCF to get a multiplicative factor easily: