Gcf of 4 and 16
asked Jun 24, 2013 in Greatest Common Factor by anonymous

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These are the steps to solve GCF
 
GCF of 4, 16 is?
 
GCF (4, 16)
 
4, 16 = 4 x 1, 4 x 4 
 
= 4(1,4)
 
So 4 is the Greatest Common Divisor for numbers 4, 16.
 

You can solve greatest common factor or greatest common divisor with following steps: 

Step 1: Note the given terms
 
Step 2: Find the factors of term a
 
Step 3: Find the factors of term b
 
Step 4: Note the common factors
 
Step 5: Highest Common Factor is obtained by multiplying the common factor.

Note : If a remainder does not end at zero then the remainder is divided into the previously used divisor.

answered Jun 25, 2013 by markanderson Level 2 User (1,100 points)
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