# greatest common divisor

great·est common divisor*greatest common divisor*of 48, 60, and 96

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## greatest common divisor

noun

*Abbr.*

**gcd**

*greatest common factor*. Also called

*highest common factor*.

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(*plural* greatest common divisors) (abbreviated as gcd)

- The greatest common divisor of a set is the largest positive integer or polynomial that divides each of the numbers in the set without remainder.

- least common multiple

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