# What is the Greatest Common Factor of 105 and 117?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 105 and 117 is 3.

GCF(105,117) = 3

We will now calculate the prime factors of 105 and 117, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 105 and 117.

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## How to find the GCF of 105 and 117?

We will first find the prime factorization of 105 and 117. After we will calculate the factors of 105 and 117 and find the biggest common factor number .

### Step-1: Prime Factorization of 105

Prime factors of 105 are 3, 5, 7. Prime factorization of 105 in exponential form is:

105 = 31 × 51 × 71

### Step-2: Prime Factorization of 117

Prime factors of 117 are 3, 13. Prime factorization of 117 in exponential form is:

117 = 32 × 131

### Step-3: Factors of 105

List of positive integer factors of 105 that divides 105 without a remainder.

1, 3, 5, 7, 15, 21, 35

### Step-4: Factors of 117

List of positive integer factors of 117 that divides 105 without a remainder.

1, 3, 9, 13, 39

#### Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 105 and 117. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 105 and 117 is 3.

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