# Math

How do you find the GCF from 55 + 22 = and rewrite the sum using the Distributive Property?

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1. First, you have to know how to factor numbers.

55 = 11*5
22 = 11*2

The only factor which is common to both is 11, so you have

11*5 + 11*2 = 11(5+2)

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