How do you find the GCF for the following list 80, 36?
1 Answer
Oct 21, 2016
The GCF of
Explanation:
One method for finding the GCF of two numbers goes as follows:

Divide the larger number by the smaller to give a quotient and remainder.

If the remainder is
#0# then the smaller number is the GCF. 
Otherwise, repeat with the smaller number and the remainder.
In our example we find:
#80 / 36 = 2" "# with remainder#8#
#36 / 8 = 4" "# with remainder#4#
#8 / 4 = 2" "# with remainder#0#
So the GCF of