Grade 8 - Mathematics 5.2 Greatest Common Factor - (Word Problems) - I

Example:
Find the largest number which divides the numbers 400 and 852 and leaves the remainders 4 and 5 respectively.

Solution:
The largest number when divides 400 leaves remainder 4, the number divides 400 - 4 = 396 without leaving any remainder.
The largest number when divides 852 leaves remainder 5, that divides 852-5 = 847 without leaving any remainder.
The largest number is the G.C.D. of 396 and 847.

Directions: Solve the following word problems. Also write at least five examples of your own.