How do you find the greatest common factor of 56, 63?
1 Answer
Mar 5, 2018
Answer:
The GCF of
Explanation:
One way to find the greatest common factor (GCF) of two positive numbers goes as follows:

Divide the larger number by the smaller to give a quotient and remainder.

If the remainder is
#0# then the smaller number is the GCF. 
Otherwise repeat with the smaller number and the remainder.
In our example:
#63 / 56 = 1" "# with remainder#7#
#56 / 7 = 8" "# with remainder#0#
So the GCF is