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Greatest Common Factor of 20 and 18

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 20 and 18 is 2.

GCF(20,18) = 2

We will now calculate the prime factors of 20 and 18, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 20 and 18.

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Prime Factorization of 20

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

20 = 22 × 51

Prime Factorization of 18

Prime factors of 18 are 2, 3. Prime factorization of 18 in exponential form is:

18 = 21 × 32

Factors of 20

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

1, 2, 4, 5, 10

Factors of 18

List of positive integer factors of 18 that divides 20 without a remainder.

1, 2, 3, 6, 9

Greatest Common Factor

We found the factors and prime factorization of 20 and 18. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 20 and 18 is 2.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 20 and 18

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Belle 2020-01-28 06:33:01

Very clear explanation.Very nice.thank you so much!

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