# What is the Greatest Common Factor of 145 and 161?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 145 and 161 is 1.

GCF(145,161) = 1

We will now calculate the prime factors of 145 and 161, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 145 and 161.

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## How to find the GCF of 145 and 161?

We will first find the prime factorization of 145 and 161. After we will calculate the factors of 145 and 161 and find the biggest common factor number .

### Step-1: Prime Factorization of 145

Prime factors of 145 are 5, 29. Prime factorization of 145 in exponential form is:

145 = 51 × 291

### Step-2: Prime Factorization of 161

Prime factors of 161 are 7, 23. Prime factorization of 161 in exponential form is:

161 = 71 × 231

### Step-3: Factors of 145

List of positive integer factors of 145 that divides 145 without a remainder.

1, 5, 29

### Step-4: Factors of 161

List of positive integer factors of 161 that divides 145 without a remainder.

1, 7, 23

#### Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 145 and 161. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 145 and 161 is 1.

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