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What is the GCF of 256 442 940 in division method?

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July 18, 2017 10:48PM

256/2 = 128/2 = 64/2 = 32/2 = 16/2 = 8/2 = 4/2 = 2/2 = 1

442/2 = 221/13 = 17/17 = 1

940/2 = 470/2 = 235/5 = 47/47 = 1

2 x 2^7 = 256

2 x 13 x 17 = 442

2 x 2 x 5 x 47 = 940

The GCF is 2.