# Online math exercises: find gcd

gcd (x,y)

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Find the Greatest common divisor

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### What is th Greatest common divisor (gcd) of 8 and 12?

In mathematics, the greatest common divisor (gcd) of two or more integers, which are not all zero, is the largest positive integer that divides each of the integers. For two integers x, y, the greatest common divisor of x and y is denoted gcd(x,y). For example, the gcd of 8 and 12 is 4, that is, gcd(8,12)=4.

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