gives the greatest common divisor of the ni.
- Integer mathematical function, suitable for both symbolic and numerical manipulation.
- GCD works with ordinary and Gaussian integers.
- GCD works not only with integers but also rational numbers, both real and complex.
- For rational numbers ri, GCD[r1,r2,…] gives the greatest rational number r for which all the ri/r are integers.
- GCD has attributes Flat and Orderless.
- GCD automatically threads over lists.
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Basic Examples (2)
Greatest common divisor of three numbers:
Plot the GCD for a number with 1000:
Properties & Relations (9)
Possible Issues (3)
Neat Examples (3)
Introduced in 1988Updated in 1999