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Asked by  | 6th Mar, 2009, 06:41: AM

Expert Answer:

Remember that the stage at which you get a remainder of zero, that stage whatever the divisor, that is the HCF.

5432=2568*2+296

2568=296*8+200

296=200*1+96

200=96*2+8

96=8*12+0

So, the divisor when the remainder is zero i.e. 8 is the HCF.

Answered by  | 6th Mar, 2009, 09:26: AM

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