# math

A rectangular cake measuring 120 cm by 72 cm is to be divided into square pieces of the same size and the largest size possible.What will be the measure of the side of each square and how many pieces will there be?

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1. 24

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2. 6 cm

(120*72)/(6*6) = 240

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3. 12 cm

(120*72)/(12*12) = 60

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4. 120cm and 72cm
GCF = 24

120/24=5
72/24=3

3X3=9 square pieces

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