## Applications of GCD in measurements

Lets see applications of GCD in measurements of following with examples. 1.Area 2.Length 3.Volume Measurement of Area   Question: Consider that you are given the dimensions of a rectangular room (Say 24ft by 40 ft). The requirement is to lay minimum number of square

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## Tips for finding LCM quickly

Finding Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is a very basic step in several mathematical problems. The term itself is so clear that you do not need a definition for least common multiple of numbers. Often I have noticed

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## Tips for finding GCD quickly

It is very important to clearly understandÂ various methods of finding GCD before reading this post. In my previous post regarding GCD, we have discussed the following methods, Factorization Prime Factorization Ladder Euclid’s Algorithm   Tip 1: Lets first see a shortcut for finding

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## Greatest Common Divisor or Highest Common Factor

Greatest Common divisor or highest common factor(the name says it all) of two or more numbers is the highest of the common factors of all the numbers. To find GCD of 12 and 8, first write down

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## What is factor/divisor of a number? Why to find factor pairs only till square root of the number?

Divisor/Factor A divisor or factor of a number perfectly divides that number (i.e without any remainder). Example – 10/5 = 2 R0 -> 5 is a divisor/factor of 10 100/20 = 5 R0 -> 20 is a divisor/factor of

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