greatest common factor

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what is the greatest common factor of 44 and 99

Oct 20th, 2015

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Greatest common factor(GCF) is the greatest factor that divides two or more numbers.To find the GCF,you list all the prime factors of each number.

therefore prime factors of 44 =2*2*11

prime factors of 99=3*3*11

there is only 11 that is common in both numbers.Therefore the GCF=11


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