Okay, so I do online schooling, and the instructions are quite confusing. Since there's obviously no one to ask, I went looking for online help sites and all I could find were sites that did the problem for me, and I want to actually know how to do it because semester exams are coming up. Thankfully, I finally found this Anyway, here's an example problem:
If there's a short & sweet explanation as to how to do this, I'd really appreciate knowing it.
Find the greatest common factor of 8a^3b^2 and 12ab^4.