# How do you find the GCF of 2y, 10y^2?

Mar 5, 2018

GCF: $2 y$

#### Explanation:

Given: $2 y \text{ & } 10 {y}^{2}$, Find GCF (Greatest Common Factor)

Factors of first expression: $2 \cdot y$

Factors of second expression: $2 \cdot 5 \cdot y \cdot y$

Factors that are common to both expressions: $2 \text{ & } y$

GCF: $2 y$