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Greatest Common Factor of 42 and 70

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 42 and 70 is 14.

GCF(42,70) = 14

We will now calculate the prime factors of 42 and 70, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 42 and 70.

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Prime Factorization of 42

Prime factors of 42 are 2, 3, 7. Prime factorization of 42 in exponential form is:

42 = 21 × 31 × 71

Prime Factorization of 70

Prime factors of 70 are 2, 5, 7. Prime factorization of 70 in exponential form is:

70 = 21 × 51 × 71

Factors of 42

List of positive integer factors of 42 that divides 42 without a remainder.

1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 14, 21

Factors of 70

List of positive integer factors of 70 that divides 42 without a remainder.

1, 2, 5, 7, 10, 14, 35

Greatest Common Factor

We found the factors and prime factorization of 42 and 70. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 42 and 70 is 14.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 42 and 70

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