Factoring and Multiples

What is the greatest common factor of 8 and 16?

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2016-04-14 20:03:38

The greatest common factor of 8 and 16 is 8. Since 8 is a factor

of 16, it is clearly the greatest common factor.

Using prime factorization:

2 x 2 x 2 = 8

2 x 2 x 2 x 2 = 16

2 x 2 x 2 = 8, the GCF

It is: 8

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2011-03-20 23:51:58

8


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