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What is the Greatest Common Factor of 7 and 26?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 7 and 26 is 1.

GCF(7,26) = 1

We will now calculate the prime factors of 7 and 26, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 7 and 26.

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How to find the GCF of 7 and 26?

We will first find the prime factorization of 7 and 26. After we will calculate the factors of 7 and 26 and find the biggest common factor number .

Step-1: Prime Factorization of 7

Prime factors of 7 are 7. Prime factorization of 7 in exponential form is:

7 = 71

Step-2: Prime Factorization of 26

Prime factors of 26 are 2, 13. Prime factorization of 26 in exponential form is:

26 = 21 × 131

Step-3: Factors of 7

List of positive integer factors of 7 that divides 7 without a remainder.

1

Step-4: Factors of 26

List of positive integer factors of 26 that divides 7 without a remainder.

1, 2, 13

Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 7 and 26. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 7 and 26 is 1.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 7 and 26

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