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Greatest Common Factor of 16 and 20

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 16 and 20 is 4.

GCF(16,20) = 4

We will now calculate the prime factors of 16 and 20, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 16 and 20.

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Prime Factorization of 16

Prime factors of 16 are 2. Prime factorization of 16 in exponential form is:

16 = 24

Prime Factorization of 20

Prime factors of 20 are 2, 5. Prime factorization of 20 in exponential form is:

20 = 22 × 51

Factors of 16

List of positive integer factors of 16 that divides 16 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 8

Factors of 20

List of positive integer factors of 20 that divides 16 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 5, 10

Greatest Common Factor

We found the factors and prime factorization of 16 and 20. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 16 and 20 is 4.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 16 and 20

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