How do you find the GCF of 6, 8?

1 Answer
Jan 18, 2017

Answer:

#GCF(6,8)=2#

Explanation:

#"Prime factors of "(6)=2xx3#
#"Prime factors of "(8)=2xx2xx2#

#GCF(6,8) = GCF(2xx3,2xx2xx2)#

#color(white)("XXXXXX")=2xxGCF(cancel(2)xx3,cancel(2)xx2xx2)#

#color(white)("XXXXXX")=2xxGCF(3,2xx2)#

#color(white)("XXXXXX")=2xx1=2#