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Euclid’s algorithm is used for finding ___________

(a) GCD of two numbers

(b) GCD of more than three numbers

(c) LCM of two numbers

(d) LCM of more than two numbers

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The correct option is (a) GCD of two numbers

To explain: Euclid’s algorithm is basically used to find the GCD of two numbers. It cannot be directly applied to three or more numbers at a time.

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