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What is the Greatest Common Factor of 148 and 162?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 148 and 162 is 2.

GCF(148,162) = 2

We will now calculate the prime factors of 148 and 162, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 148 and 162.

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How to find the GCF of 148 and 162?

We will first find the prime factorization of 148 and 162. After we will calculate the factors of 148 and 162 and find the biggest common factor number .

Step-1: Prime Factorization of 148

Prime factors of 148 are 2, 37. Prime factorization of 148 in exponential form is:

148 = 22 × 371

Step-2: Prime Factorization of 162

Prime factors of 162 are 2, 3. Prime factorization of 162 in exponential form is:

162 = 21 × 34

Step-3: Factors of 148

List of positive integer factors of 148 that divides 148 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 37, 74

Step-4: Factors of 162

List of positive integer factors of 162 that divides 148 without a remainder.

1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 18, 27, 54, 81

Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 148 and 162. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 148 and 162 is 2.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 148 and 162

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