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What is the Greatest Common Factor of 32 and 128?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 32 and 128 is 32.

GCF(32,128) = 32

We will now calculate the prime factors of 32 and 128, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 32 and 128.

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How to find the GCF of 32 and 128?

We will first find the prime factorization of 32 and 128. After we will calculate the factors of 32 and 128 and find the biggest common factor number .

Step-1: Prime Factorization of 32

Prime factors of 32 are 2. Prime factorization of 32 in exponential form is:

32 = 25

Step-2: Prime Factorization of 128

Prime factors of 128 are 2. Prime factorization of 128 in exponential form is:

128 = 27

Step-3: Factors of 32

List of positive integer factors of 32 that divides 32 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 8, 16

Step-4: Factors of 128

List of positive integer factors of 128 that divides 32 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64

Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 32 and 128. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 32 and 128 is 32.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 32 and 128

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