A tailor

A tailor bought 72 meters of white cloth and 16 meters of blue cloth. The material was cut into equal lengths to make a school uniform. What was the greatest length of each piece of cloth that was cut?

Correct answer:

x =  8 m

Step-by-step explanation:

a=72 m b=16 m  72=2332 16=24 GCD(72,16)=23=8  x=GCD(a,b)=GCD(72,16)=8 m

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