How do you find the GCF of #297x^3#, #99x^9#?

1 Answer
May 9, 2018

Answer:

#HCF = 99x^3#

Explanation:

Write each term as the product of its prime factors then you can see which they have in common.

#" "297x^3 = color(blue)(3xx3)xx3color(blue)(xx11xx x xx x xx x)#
#" "ul(99x^9 = color(blue)(3xx3" "xx11 xx x xx x xx x) xx x^6)#
#" "HCF = color(blue)(3xx 3" "xx 11 xx x xx x xx x) = 99x^3#