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What is the Greatest Common Factor of 62 and 82?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 62 and 82 is 2.

GCF(62,82) = 2

We will now calculate the prime factors of 62 and 82, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 62 and 82.

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How to find the GCF of 62 and 82?

We will first find the prime factorization of 62 and 82. After we will calculate the factors of 62 and 82 and find the biggest common factor number .

Step-1: Prime Factorization of 62

Prime factors of 62 are 2, 31. Prime factorization of 62 in exponential form is:

62 = 21 × 311

Step-2: Prime Factorization of 82

Prime factors of 82 are 2, 41. Prime factorization of 82 in exponential form is:

82 = 21 × 411

Step-3: Factors of 62

List of positive integer factors of 62 that divides 62 without a remainder.

1, 2, 31

Step-4: Factors of 82

List of positive integer factors of 82 that divides 62 without a remainder.

1, 2, 41

Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 62 and 82. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 62 and 82 is 2.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 62 and 82

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