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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.
New University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their ... - Page 99
by Charles Davies - 1856 - 437 pages

## The Youth's Assistant in Theorhetic [sic] and Practical Arithmetic: Designed ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 186 pages
...measure, of two or more numbers, is a number which will divide each of them without a remainder. 7. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers, is the greatest number which will divide those numbers severally without a remainder. 8. Two or more fractions are said to...

## The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for ...

Zadock Thompson - Arithmetic - 1832 - 186 pages
...measure, of two or more numbers, is a number which will divide each of them without a remainder. 7. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers, is the greatest number which will divide those numbers severally without a remainder. 8. Two or more fractions are said to...

## A New System of Arithmetic, on the Cancelling Plan: Embracing the Rules of ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1837 - 266 pages
...a number which will divide each of them without a remainder — 4 is the common measure of ¥f. Q. The greatest common divisor of two or more numbers, is the greatest number which will divide those numbers without a remainder. Thus, 12 is the greatest common measure of £f...

## A New System of Arithmetic: In which is Explained and Applied to Practical ...

Calvin Tracy - Arithmetic - 1840 - 326 pages
...find the greatest common measure of two or more numbers. Note 1st. — The greatest common measure of two or more numbers, is the greatest number that will divide them separately without remainders. RULE. — If two numbers only are given, divide the greater of...

## A New System of Arithmetic, on the Cancelling Plan: Embracing the Rules of ...

Charles Guilford Burnham - Arithmetic - 1841 - 324 pages
...is a number which will divide each of them without a remainder. 4 is the common measure of £§. 7. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers, is the greatest number which will divide those numbers without a remainder. Thus, 12 is the greatest common measure of ^f....

## A Treatise of Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of the Elementary Schools ...

Arithmetic - 1843 - 142 pages
...f , 8. A mixed number consists of an integer and a fraction, as 7|. 9. The greatest common measure of two or more numbers is the greatest number that will divide each of them without a remainder. ". 10. The least common multiple of several numbers, is the least number that each of them will divide...

## Practical Arithmetic, Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 402 pages
...number which will divide them without a remainder. Thus 2 is a common divisor of 4, 6, 8, 12, 16, &c. 93. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers, is the greatest number which will divide them without a remainder. Thus 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and 24....

## Practical Arithmetic: Uniting the Inductive with the Synthetic Mode of ...

James Bates Thomson - Arithmetic - 1846 - 362 pages
...number which will divide them without a remainder. Thus, 2 is a common divisor of 4, 6, 8, 12, 16. 93. The Greatest Common Divisor of two or more numbers, is the greatest number which will divide them. without a remainder. Thus, 6 is the greatest common divisor of 12, 18, and...