Books Books Divide the greater number by the less, and that divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, till nothing remain. The Youth's Assistant in Theoretic and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for ... - Page 89
by Zadock Thompson - 1848 - 168 pages ## An Arithmetic for Preparatory Schools, High Schools, and Academies

Charles Austin Hobbs - Arithmetic - 1889 - 343 pages
...been proved that 23 is a common divisor; hence it is the GCD The method may be stated as follows : Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so on till there is no remainder, each time dividing the last divisor by the last remainder. The last divisor... ## A New Complete Arithmetic: Uniting Oral and Written Exercises

Emerson Elbridge White - Arithmetic - 1883 - 362 pages
...which are common. The product of the common factors will be the greatest common divisor. Bule. — Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and the second divisor by the second remainder, and so on, until there is no remainder. The last divisor... ## New Practical Arithmetic: In which the Science and Its Applications are ...

Henry B. Maglathlin - 1894 - 360 pages
...compact form than the first. 124. Hence, to find the greatest common divisor of two numbers, we may Divide the greater number by the less, and the divisor by the remainder, and so on, until there is no remainder; the last divisor will be the greatest common divisor. 9. Find the greatest... ## Ray's Modern Practical Arithmetic: A Revised Edition of Ray's Practical ...

Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1903 - 320 pages
...it is, therefore, their 6)12(2 GCD (Prin.). 1£ Rule. — 1. Divide the greater number by the less, the divisor by the remainder, and so on, always dividing the last divisor by the last remainder, until nothing remains. 2. The last divisor will be the greatest common divisor. NOTE. — To find the... 