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The GCF of 5040 and 3840 is 240.

- Find the prime factorization of 5040

5040 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3 × 3 × 5 × 7 - Find the prime factorization of 3840

3840 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3 × 5 - To find the GCF, multiply all the prime factors common to both numbers:

Therefore, GCF = 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3 × 5 - GCF =
**240**

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