# What is the Greatest Common Factor of 72 and 91?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 72 and 91 is 1.

GCF(72,91) = 1

We will now calculate the prime factors of 72 and 91, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 72 and 91.

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## How to find the GCF of 72 and 91?

We will first find the prime factorization of 72 and 91. After we will calculate the factors of 72 and 91 and find the biggest common factor number .

### Step-1: Prime Factorization of 72

Prime factors of 72 are 2, 3. Prime factorization of 72 in exponential form is:

72 = 23 × 32

### Step-2: Prime Factorization of 91

Prime factors of 91 are 7, 13. Prime factorization of 91 in exponential form is:

91 = 71 × 131

### Step-3: Factors of 72

List of positive integer factors of 72 that divides 72 without a remainder.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36

### Step-4: Factors of 91

List of positive integer factors of 91 that divides 72 without a remainder.

1, 7, 13

#### Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 72 and 91. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 72 and 91 is 1.

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