What you should be familiar with before this lesson
What you will learn in this lesson
Review: Greatest common factors in integers
Greatest common factors in monomials
Check your understanding
A note on the variable part of the GCF
- Since the lowest power of is , that will be the variable part of the GCF.
- You could then find the GCF of and , which is , and multiply this by to obtain , the GCF of the monomials!