# What is the Greatest Common Factor of 146 and 166?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 146 and 166 is 2.

GCF(146,166) = 2

We will now calculate the prime factors of 146 and 166, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 146 and 166.

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## How to find the GCF of 146 and 166?

We will first find the prime factorization of 146 and 166. After we will calculate the factors of 146 and 166 and find the biggest common factor number .

### Step-1: Prime Factorization of 146

Prime factors of 146 are 2, 73. Prime factorization of 146 in exponential form is:

146 = 21 × 731

### Step-2: Prime Factorization of 166

Prime factors of 166 are 2, 83. Prime factorization of 166 in exponential form is:

166 = 21 × 831

### Step-3: Factors of 146

List of positive integer factors of 146 that divides 146 without a remainder.

1, 2, 73

### Step-4: Factors of 166

List of positive integer factors of 166 that divides 146 without a remainder.

1, 2, 83

#### Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 146 and 166. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 146 and 166 is 2.

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