How do you write the sum of the number 55+66 as the product of their GCF and another sum?

1 Answer
Oct 19, 2016

Answer:

#55+66=11xx(5+6)#

Explanation:

The prime factors of #55# are #5xx11#

and those of #66# are #2xx3xx11#

As only #11# is common, GCF is #11#

and as such #55+66# can be written as

#55+66=11xx5+11xx6=11xx(5+6)#