Books Books 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 ## An Arithmetic for Upper Grades

John Henry Walsh - Arithmetic - 1908 - 314 pages
...as one divisor. 1. 24 and 36 4. 42 and 84 7. 21 and 63 2. 18 and 27 5. 16 and 56 8. 36 and 56 539. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each. 540. Find the greatest common divisor of 84, 126, and 168. 84... George F. Cole - 1909 - 368 pages
...of 63 and 21. Write the next larger divisor of 63 and 21. Write the greatest divisor of 63 and 21. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them exactly (without a remainder) . Tell from inspection the greatest... ## Durell's Arithmetic, Book 2

Fletcher Durell, Elizabeth Hall - Arithmetic - 1911 - 440 pages
...number which will exactly divide the given numbers. Give an example of a common divisor of two numbers. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide all the given numbers. "Greatest common divisor" is often shortened... ## Kimball's Commercial Arithmetic: Prepared for Use in Normal, Commercial and ...

Gustavus Sylvester Kimball - Business mathematics - 1911 - 444 pages
...127. A common divisor of two or more numbers is a number that will exactly divide each of them. 128. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thus, 8 is the greatest common divisor of 16, and 24;... ## Hopkins and Underwood's Arithmetic: Book One-two, Book 1

John William Hopkins, Patrick Healy Underwood - Arithmetic - 1912 - 282 pages
...two or more numbers is said to be common to those numbers. Thus, 2 is a common factor of 8 and 12. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest factor common to the numbers. Thus, 4 is the greatest common divisor of 8 and 12; MEASURES AND MULTIPLES... ## Will's Commercial Arithmetic: Presenting the Best Usage in Modern Business ...

William Russell Will - Business mathematics - 1913 - 316 pages
...a common divisor of 21, 35 and 56, as 7 is an exact divisor, or common factor, of each of them. 65. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest exact divisor of each of them. Thus, while 2 is a common divisor of 24, 40 and 56, it is not the greatest... ## Practical Comprehensive Arithmetic

John Alexander Luman - Arithmetic - 1914 - 366 pages
...DIVISOR 162. A common divisor of several numbers is a number that will exactly divide each of them. 153. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. 154. A number is an exact divisor of only such other... ## Vocational Mathematics

William Henry Dooley - Mathematics - 1915 - 364 pages
...how many days will it take 18 men, working 8 hours a day, to do the work ? Greatest Common Divisor The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of the numbers. To find the greatest common divisor of two or... ## Modern Business Arithmetic: Brief Course

Harry Anson Finney, Joseph Clifton Brown - Business mathematics - 1916 - 316 pages
...is a factor of two or more numbers is called a common divisor, or a common factor of those numbers. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest factor common to the numbers. " Greatest common divisor" is usually expressed as gcd Example. Find... 