How do you find the GCF of 14ab, 7a?

Dec 20, 2016

The GCF is $7 a$

Explanation:

We can rewrite $14 a b$ as:

$2 \times \textcolor{red}{7 \times a} \times b$

And, we can rewrite $7 a$ as:

$\textcolor{red}{7 \times a}$

Therefore, the GCF is $7 \times a$ or $7 a$