(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find the gcd of 22,471 and 3,266 and express in the form 22,471x + 3,266y

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I know how to get the gcd of easy numbers... using the prime factorization. But how do I do that with numbers of this scale?

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Using the prime factorization

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**