Posted by **sam** on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 3:50pm.

The GCF of two numbers is 850. Neither number is divisible by the other. What are the least two numbers these could be.

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**Reiny**, Monday, September 30, 2013 at 4:33pm
Multiply 850 by the first two prime numbers

#1 is 2(850) = 1700

#2 is 3(850) = 2550

check:

1700 = 2x2x5x5x17

2550 = 2x3x5x5x17

GCF = 2x5x5x17 = 850

and 2550/1700≠ a whole number

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**Steve**, Monday, September 30, 2013 at 4:35pm
How about 850*2 and 850*3 ?

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**sam**, Monday, September 30, 2013 at 4:39pm
Thanks, but i am still not sure of how you got it. Is there another way ?

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