Steps For Using Factor Fruit To Find The GCFStep1- Get your problem that would be find the GCF of 6 and 9.Step2- Find the Prime Factorization of 6 and 9.

Step 3- List the prime factorization of 6 and 9.

Step 4- Connect all the same (common) factors with a line.
Step 5- What ever is the same is the GCF. Which would be 3 because it was the only common factor.

Here is another problem Following the same steps.

Step 5(For this Problem)-If you had 2 or more common factors like 4=2*2 and 12=2*2*3, then you would have to times all the common factors so the GCF would be 2*2 or 4.


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