# What is the Greatest Common Factor of 74 and 80?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 74 and 80 is 2.

GCF(74,80) = 2

We will now calculate the prime factors of 74 and 80, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 74 and 80.

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## How to find the GCF of 74 and 80?

We will first find the prime factorization of 74 and 80. After we will calculate the factors of 74 and 80 and find the biggest common factor number .

### Step-1: Prime Factorization of 74

Prime factors of 74 are 2, 37. Prime factorization of 74 in exponential form is:

74 = 21 × 371

### Step-2: Prime Factorization of 80

Prime factors of 80 are 2, 5. Prime factorization of 80 in exponential form is:

80 = 24 × 51

### Step-3: Factors of 74

List of positive integer factors of 74 that divides 74 without a remainder.

1, 2, 37

### Step-4: Factors of 80

List of positive integer factors of 80 that divides 74 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 5, 8, 10, 16, 20, 40

#### Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 74 and 80. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 74 and 80 is 2.

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