# How do you find the greatest common factor of 39v, 30uv?

Nov 30, 2016

GCM = $3 v$

#### Explanation:

Factorize the two terms:

$39 v = 3 \cdot 13 \cdot v$
$30 u v = 2 \cdot 3 \cdot 5 \cdot u \cdot v$

The GCM is the product of common factors:

GCM = $3 \cdot v$