# What is the Greatest Common Factor of 73 and 88?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 73 and 88 is **1**.

GCF(73,88) = 1

We will now calculate the prime factors of **73 and 88**, than find the greatest common factor *(greatest common divisor (gcd))* of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 73 and 88.

## How to find the GCF of 73 and 88?

We will first find the prime factorization of 73 and 88. After we will calculate the factors of 73 and 88 and find the biggest common factor number .

### Step-1: Prime Factorization of 73

Prime factors of 73 are 73. Prime factorization of **73** in exponential form is:

73 = 73^{1}

### Step-2: Prime Factorization of 88

Prime factors of 88 are 2, 11. Prime factorization of **88** in exponential form is:

88 = 2^{3} × 11^{1}

### Step-3: Factors of 73

List of positive integer factors of 73 that divides 73 without a remainder.

1

### Step-4: Factors of 88

List of positive integer factors of 88 that divides 73 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 8, 11, 22, 44

#### Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 73 and 88. The biggest common factor number is the **GCF** number.

So the **greatest common factor 73 and 88** is **1**.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 73 and 88