# What is the Greatest Common Factor of 86 and 104?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 86 and 104 is 2.

GCF(86,104) = 2

We will now calculate the prime factors of 86 and 104, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 86 and 104.

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## How to find the GCF of 86 and 104?

We will first find the prime factorization of 86 and 104. After we will calculate the factors of 86 and 104 and find the biggest common factor number .

### Step-1: Prime Factorization of 86

Prime factors of 86 are 2, 43. Prime factorization of 86 in exponential form is:

86 = 21 × 431

### Step-2: Prime Factorization of 104

Prime factors of 104 are 2, 13. Prime factorization of 104 in exponential form is:

104 = 23 × 131

### Step-3: Factors of 86

List of positive integer factors of 86 that divides 86 without a remainder.

1, 2, 43

### Step-4: Factors of 104

List of positive integer factors of 104 that divides 86 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 8, 13, 26, 52

#### Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 86 and 104. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 86 and 104 is 2.

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