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What is the Greatest Common Factor of 31 and 47?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 31 and 47 is 1.

GCF(31,47) = 1

We will now calculate the prime factors of 31 and 47, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 31 and 47.

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How to find the GCF of 31 and 47?

We will first find the prime factorization of 31 and 47. After we will calculate the factors of 31 and 47 and find the biggest common factor number .

Step-1: Prime Factorization of 31

Prime factors of 31 are 31. Prime factorization of 31 in exponential form is:

31 = 311

Step-2: Prime Factorization of 47

Prime factors of 47 are 47. Prime factorization of 47 in exponential form is:

47 = 471

Step-3: Factors of 31

List of positive integer factors of 31 that divides 31 without a remainder.

1

Step-4: Factors of 47

List of positive integer factors of 47 that divides 31 without a remainder.

1

Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 31 and 47. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 31 and 47 is 1.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 31 and 47

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