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Greatest Common Factor of 24 and 36

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 24 and 36 is 12.

GCF(24,36) = 12

We will now calculate the prime factors of 24 and 36, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 24 and 36.

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Prime Factorization of 24

Prime factors of 24 are 2, 3. Prime factorization of 24 in exponential form is:

24 = 23 × 31

Prime Factorization of 36

Prime factors of 36 are 2, 3. Prime factorization of 36 in exponential form is:

36 = 22 × 32

Factors of 24

List of positive integer factors of 24 that divides 24 without a remainder.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12

Factors of 36

List of positive integer factors of 36 that divides 24 without a remainder.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18

Greatest Common Factor

We found the factors and prime factorization of 24 and 36. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 24 and 36 is 12.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 24 and 36

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