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 Click here to see ALL problems on real-numbers Question 540375: i am trying but i am getting frustrated!!! what is the greatest common factor of 10280 and 6988? are we able to find all the common factors. if not is there an easier way for me to find this? Please help!!!Found 2 solutions by Alan3354, scott8148:Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!10280 = 4*10*257 --------- 6988 = 4*1747 The GCF is 4 Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!factor using PRIME numbers, starting with 2 and working up 10280/2 = 5140 /2 = 2570 /2 = 1285 ___ not divisible by 3 /5 = 257 ___ this is prime 10280 = 2^3 * 5 * 257 6988/2 = 3494 /2 = 1747 ___ this is prime 6988 = 2^2 * 1747 so the GCF is 2^2