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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

## A University Algebra

Edward Olney - 1878 - 362 pages
...term arising in Geometry. 109. A Common Divisor is a common integral factor of two or more numbers. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest common integral factor, or the product of all the common integral factors. Common Measure and Common Divisor...

## Elementary Arithmetic, Oral and Written

William Guy Peck - Arithmetic - 1878 - 240 pages
...common divisor of two or more numbers is the number that will exactly divide them 'separately. 98. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide them separately. Thus, 12 is the greatest common divisor of 24, 36,...

## The Normal Union Arithmetic: Designed as the Primary Part of a ..., Part 1

Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1878 - 164 pages
...them. Thus, 4 is a common divisor of 16 and 24, since it divides each of them without a remainder. 9. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. Thus, 18 is the greatest common divisor of 36 and 54,...

## Ray's Elementary Arithmetic: Embracing Mental and Written Exercises, for ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1879 - 200 pages
...87. A Common Divisor of two or more numbers is any number that will divide 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,...

## A Practical Arithmetic for Intermediate, Grammar, and Common Schools

Edward Olney - Arithmetic - 1879 - 392 pages
...numbers. Thus 3 is a common divisor of 12 and 18. 5 is a common divisor of 10, 15, and 20. Why ? 101. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest whole number which will exactly divide each of them. Thus 8 is the greatest common divisor of 16, 24,...

## Bradbury's Eaton's Practical Arithmetic, Combining Oral and Written Exercises

William Frothingham Bradbury - Arithmetic - 1879 - 446 pages
...that will divide each of them without remainder ; thus, 3 is a common divisor of 12, 18, and 30. 98. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without remainder ; thus, 6 is the greatest common divisor of...

## A University Algebra

Edward Olney - Algebra - 1880 - 323 pages
...term arising in Geometry. 109. A Common Divisor is a common integral factor of two or more numbers. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest common integral factor, or the product of all the common integral factors. Common Measure and Common Dioisor...

## A Practical Arithmetic: Designed for Grammar Schools and Academies

George E. Seymour - Arithmetic - 1880 - 310 pages
...itself and unity. 87. A Common Divisor of two or more numbers is an exact divisor of each of them. 88. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will exactly divide each of them. FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLE. The Greatest Common Divisor of...