The highest number that can be divided exactly into each of two or more numbers.
- Hudde gave an ingenious method to find multiple roots of an equation which is essentially the modern method of finding the highest common factor of a polynomial and its derivative.
- 3 is an element of both sets. It is the highest common factor of 9 and 12.
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