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The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thu4, 18 is the greatest, common divisor of 36 and 54, since it is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder.
Fish's Arithmetic Number Two: Oral and Written, Upon the Inductive Method - Page 74
by Daniel W. Fish - 1883 - 352 pages

## Common School Arithmetic: Combining the Elements of the Science with Their ...

John Homer French - Arithmetic - 1869 - 350 pages
...and 48. NOTE. — Two or more numbers are prime to each other, when they have DO common factor. 267. The Greatest Common ^Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest factor found in each of them. Thus, 12 is the greatest common divisor of 24, 36, and 48. 269. A Common...

## New Practical Arithmetic in which the Science and Its Applications are ...

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Arithmetic - 1869 - 332 pages
...any exact divisor (Art. 97) of each of them. Thus, 2, 3, and 6 are common divisors of 6 and 12. 121, The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest exact divisor of each of them. Thus, 4 is the greatest common divisor of 8 and 12. But 4 is equal to...

## A Complete Arithmetic: Uniting Mental and Written Exercises in a Natural ...

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1870 - 350 pages
...divide it. A Common Divisor of two or more numbers is a number that will exactly divide each of them. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. 66. PRINCIPLES. — 1. Every prime factor, and every...

## An Intermediate Arithmetic, Uniting Mental and Written Exercises in a ...

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1870 - 204 pages
...divide it. A Common Divisor of two or more numbers is a number that will exactly divide each of them. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Art. 49. A Prime Number is one that has no divisor except...

## Introduction to the National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1871 - 350 pages
...common divisor of the 12 and the 36, is also a divisor of the 48. THE GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR. 123, The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder. Thus 6 is the greatest common divisor of...

## An Elementary Arithmetic

Daniel Barnard Hagar - Arithmetic - 1871 - 220 pages
...that number. 131. A Common Divisor of two or more numbers is any factor common to those numbers. 132. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest factor common to those numbers. 133. Principle. — Tlie greatest common factor, or divi~ sor, of two...

## The Rudiments of Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises for ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1866 - 212 pages
...86. A Common Divisor of two or more numbers is any number that will div'de each without a remainder. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each without a remainder. NOTE. — Numbers may have several common divisors,...

## New Rudiments of Arithmetic: Combining Mental and Slate Exercises for ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1872 - 234 pages
...which will Jivide two or more numbers without a remainder. 13. What is the Greatest Common Divisor? The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers, is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder. REMARKS.—1. A common divisor of two or...