# Greatest Common Factor of 24 and 56

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 24 and 56 is 8.

GCF(24,56) = 8

We will now calculate the prime factors of 24 and 56, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 24 and 56.

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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 56

Prime factors of 56 are 2, 7. Prime factorization of 56 in exponential form is:

56 = 23 × 71

### 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 56

List of positive integer factors of 56 that divides 24 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 14, 28

### Greatest Common Factor

We found the factors and prime factorization of 24 and 56. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 24 and 56 is 8.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 24 and 56