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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

## Robinson's Progressive Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Theory of ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1888 - 372 pages
...96. A Common Divisor of two or more numbers is a number that will exactly divide each of them. 97. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Numbers prime to each other are such as have no common...

## The Commercial Arithmetic: A Practical Text-book for Business Colleges, High ...

Warren H. Sadler - 1888 - 426 pages
...71. A Common Divisor of two or more numbers is any number that will exactly divide each of them. 72. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. REM.— When numbers have no common divisor except 1,...

## Elementary Arithmetic: Combining Oral and Written Exercises

Edward Sylvester Ellis - Arithmetic - 1889 - 196 pages
...thus, 6 is a common divisor of 12, 18, 24 ; and 3 is a common divisor of 9, 15, 24, 36. ART. 76. — The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest exact divisor of each of them ; thus, 8 is the greatest common divisor of 16, 24, and 32 ; and 12 is...

## Complete Arithmetic: Combining Oral and Written Exercises

Edward Sylvester Ellis - Arithmetic - 1889 - 370 pages
...thus, 4 is a common divisor of 12, 20, 24; and 5 is a common divisor of 15, 25, 30, 35. ART. 88. — The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest exact divisor of each of them ; thus, 9 is the greatest common divisor of 18, 27, and 36 ; and 15 is...

Caton's national business college, Buffalo, N.Y. - 1889 - 330 pages
...69. A Common Divisor of two or more numbers is any number that will exactly divide each of them. 70. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. REM. — When numbers have no common divisor except 1,...

## An Arithmetic for Preparatory Schools, High Schools, and Academies

Charles Austin Hobbs - Arithmetic - 1889 - 374 pages
...A common divisor of two or more numbers is a number that will be contained exactly in each of them. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will be contained exactly in each of them. For example, 3 and 4 are common divisors of...

## Essentials of Business Arithmetic: For Use in Schools and Colleges

Warren H. Sadler, William Russell Will - Business mathematics - 1890 - 318 pages
...69. A Common Divisor of two or more numbers is any number that will exactly divide each of them. 70. The G-reatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. REM. — When numbers hare no common divisor except 1,...

John Edward King - Business mathematics - 1891 - 252 pages
...exactly divide each of them without a remainder; thus, 3 is a common divisor of 6, 9, 12 and 15. 136. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of the nnmbers without a remainder; thus, 6 is the greatest common divisor...