# What is the Greatest Common Factor of 142 and 160?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 142 and 160 is 2.

GCF(142,160) = 2

We will now calculate the prime factors of 142 and 160, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 142 and 160.

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## How to find the GCF of 142 and 160?

We will first find the prime factorization of 142 and 160. After we will calculate the factors of 142 and 160 and find the biggest common factor number .

### Step-1: Prime Factorization of 142

Prime factors of 142 are 2, 71. Prime factorization of 142 in exponential form is:

142 = 21 × 711

### Step-2: Prime Factorization of 160

Prime factors of 160 are 2, 5. Prime factorization of 160 in exponential form is:

160 = 25 × 51

### Step-3: Factors of 142

List of positive integer factors of 142 that divides 142 without a remainder.

1, 2, 71

### Step-4: Factors of 160

List of positive integer factors of 160 that divides 142 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 16, 20, 32, 40, 80

#### Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 142 and 160. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 142 and 160 is 2.

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