3÷2 , 500

Find the common factors for the numerical part:

3,500

The factors for 3 are 1,3.

The factors for 3 are all numbers between 1 and 3, which divide 3 evenly.

Check numbers between 1 and 3

Find the factor pairs of 3 where x⋅y=3.

xy13

List the factors for 3.

1,3

1,3

The factors for 500 are 1,2,4,5,10,20,25,50,100,125,250,500.

The factors for 500 are all numbers between 1 and 500, which divide 500 evenly.

Check numbers between 1 and 500

Find the factor pairs of 500 where x⋅y=500.

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List the factors for 500.

1,2,4,5,10,20,25,50,100,125,250,500

1,2,4,5,10,20,25,50,100,125,250,500

List all the factors for 3,500 to find the common factors.

3: 1,3

500: 1,2,4,5,10,20,25,50,100,125,250,500

The common factors for 3,500 are 1.

1

The GCF (HCF) of the numerical factors 1 is 1.

1

1

Find the common factors for the numerical part:

2

The factors for 2 are 1,2.

The factors for 2 are all numbers between 1 and 2, which divide 2 evenly.

Check numbers between 1 and 2

Find the factor pairs of 2 where x⋅y=2.

xy12

List the factors for 2.

1,2

1,2

List all the factors for 2 to find the common factors.

2: 1,2

The common factors for 2 are 1,2.

1,2

The GCF (HCF) of the numerical factors 1,2 is 2.

2

2

Determine the GCF for 3÷2,500.

12

Find the HCF 3÷2 , 500