If a and b are prime numbers, what is the greatest common divisor of a4b2 and a3b3?

The answer is a3b2. Why??

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- May 9th 2008, 06:39 AMmerenwencommon factor
If a and b are prime numbers, what is the greatest common divisor of a4b2 and a3b3?

The answer is a3b2. Why??

Thanks for saving me!! - May 9th 2008, 08:18 AMTKHunny

What's common between them? - June 11th 2013, 03:31 PMcertainlycrystalRe: common factor
TKHunny, your answer makes sense to me.. but how did you arrive at it?

- June 11th 2013, 03:59 PMPlatoRe: common factor