Do the following numbers share common factors? If so, which is the greatest common factor?: {240, 96, 144}

1 Answer
Apr 29, 2016

Answer:

Common factors are #{1,2,3,4,6,8,12,16,24,48}# and hence
Greatest Common Factor is #48#.

Explanation:

Factors of #240# are #{1,2,3,4,5,6,8,10,12,15,16,20,24,30,40,48,60,80,120,240}#

Factors of #96# are #{1,2,3,4,6,8,12,16,24,32,48,96}#

Factors of #144# are #{1,2,3,4,6,8,9,12,16,18,24,36,48,72,144}#

Hence common factors are #{1,2,3,4,6,8,12,16,24,48}#

Greatest Common Factor is #48#.