# What is the Greatest Common Factor of 85 and 89?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 85 and 89 is 1.

GCF(85,89) = 1

We will now calculate the prime factors of 85 and 89, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 85 and 89.

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## How to find the GCF of 85 and 89?

We will first find the prime factorization of 85 and 89. After we will calculate the factors of 85 and 89 and find the biggest common factor number .

### Step-1: Prime Factorization of 85

Prime factors of 85 are 5, 17. Prime factorization of 85 in exponential form is:

85 = 51 × 171

### Step-2: Prime Factorization of 89

Prime factors of 89 are 89. Prime factorization of 89 in exponential form is:

89 = 891

### Step-3: Factors of 85

List of positive integer factors of 85 that divides 85 without a remainder.

1, 5, 17

### Step-4: Factors of 89

List of positive integer factors of 89 that divides 85 without a remainder.

1

#### Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 85 and 89. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 85 and 89 is 1.

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