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Greatest Common Factor of 12 and 10

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 12 and 10 is 2.

GCF(12,10) = 2

We will now calculate the prime factors of 12 and 10, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 12 and 10.

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Prime Factorization of 12

Prime factors of 12 are 2, 3. Prime factorization of 12 in exponential form is:

12 = 22 × 31

Prime Factorization of 10

Prime factors of 10 are 2, 5. Prime factorization of 10 in exponential form is:

10 = 21 × 51

Factors of 12

List of positive integer factors of 12 that divides 12 without a remainder.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6

Factors of 10

List of positive integer factors of 10 that divides 12 without a remainder.

1, 2, 5

Greatest Common Factor

We found the factors and prime factorization of 12 and 10. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 12 and 10 is 2.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 12 and 10

Recent Comments
geon 2020-10-30 07:23:28

prime factorization of 12 and 10 is 2
so factors of 12 is 2 3 2
factors of 10 is 2 5
in both 2 is there so 2 multiple by 2 =4

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