# Visualizing the Greatest Common Factor Using a Model

Skill:

Find factors, common factors, and the greatest common factor of numbers; explain.

# Visualizing the Greatest Common Factor Using a Model

Visualize the greatest common factor of different numbers in this activity.

### Putting It All Together

*Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.*

### Open-ended question 1

How are the side lengths of the squares related to the list of common factors?

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### Open-ended question 2

What is unique about the squares in the rectangle when you find the greatest common factor?

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### Open-ended question 3

How can you find the greatest common factor?

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