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What is the Greatest Common Factor of 64 and 68?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 64 and 68 is 4.

GCF(64,68) = 4

We will now calculate the prime factors of 64 and 68, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 64 and 68.

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How to find the GCF of 64 and 68?

We will first find the prime factorization of 64 and 68. After we will calculate the factors of 64 and 68 and find the biggest common factor number .

Step-1: Prime Factorization of 64

Prime factors of 64 are 2. Prime factorization of 64 in exponential form is:

64 = 26

Step-2: Prime Factorization of 68

Prime factors of 68 are 2, 17. Prime factorization of 68 in exponential form is:

68 = 22 × 171

Step-3: Factors of 64

List of positive integer factors of 64 that divides 64 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32

Step-4: Factors of 68

List of positive integer factors of 68 that divides 64 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 17, 34

Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 64 and 68. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 64 and 68 is 4.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 64 and 68

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