How do you find the GCF of 12, 24, and 36?

1 Answer
Jan 7, 2017

Answer:

12

Explanation:

Factorize #12 = color(red)(2)xxcolor(red)(2)color(white)(xx2)xxcolor(red)(3)#

Factorize #24 = color(red)(2)xxcolor(red)(2)xx2xxcolor(red)(3)#

Factorize #36 = color(red)(2)xxcolor(red)(2)color(white)(xx2)xxcolor(red)(3)xx3#

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Hence the GCM = #2xx2xx3 = 12#

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