# What is the Greatest Common Factor of 112 and 118?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 112 and 118 is 2.

GCF(112,118) = 2

We will now calculate the prime factors of 112 and 118, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 112 and 118.

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## How to find the GCF of 112 and 118?

We will first find the prime factorization of 112 and 118. After we will calculate the factors of 112 and 118 and find the biggest common factor number .

### Step-1: Prime Factorization of 112

Prime factors of 112 are 2, 7. Prime factorization of 112 in exponential form is:

112 = 24 × 71

### Step-2: Prime Factorization of 118

Prime factors of 118 are 2, 59. Prime factorization of 118 in exponential form is:

118 = 21 × 591

### Step-3: Factors of 112

List of positive integer factors of 112 that divides 112 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 14, 16, 28, 56

### Step-4: Factors of 118

List of positive integer factors of 118 that divides 112 without a remainder.

1, 2, 59

#### Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 112 and 118. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 112 and 118 is 2.

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