# What is the Greatest Common Factor of 68 and 79?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 68 and 79 is 1.

GCF(68,79) = 1

We will now calculate the prime factors of 68 and 79, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 68 and 79.

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## How to find the GCF of 68 and 79?

We will first find the prime factorization of 68 and 79. After we will calculate the factors of 68 and 79 and find the biggest common factor number .

### Step-1: Prime Factorization of 68

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

68 = 22 × 171

### Step-2: Prime Factorization of 79

Prime factors of 79 are 79. Prime factorization of 79 in exponential form is:

79 = 791

### Step-3: Factors of 68

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

1, 2, 4, 17, 34

### Step-4: Factors of 79

List of positive integer factors of 79 that divides 68 without a remainder.

1

#### Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 68 and 79. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 68 and 79 is 1.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 68 and 79