# How do you write the sum of the number 40+25 as the product of their GCF and another sum?

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Mar 9, 2018

#### Answer:

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

Find the prime factors for each number as:

Now identify the common factors and determine the GCF:

Therefore:

Factoring out the GCF from each number gives:

We can therefore rewrite this expression as: