How do you find the greatest common factor of #5c^3# and #11c^2#?

1 Answer
Dec 14, 2016

Answer:

#c^2#

Explanation:

Rewrite the both numbers in smalles factors.
#5c^3 = 5*c*c*c#
#11c^2 = 11*c*c#

See which factors are in common and then you get #c*c = c^2#.

So you can rewrite #5c^3# as #c^2 * 5c# and #11c^2# as #c^2 * 11#.