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What is the Greatest Common Factor of 90 and 99?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 90 and 99 is 9.

GCF(90,99) = 9

We will now calculate the prime factors of 90 and 99, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 90 and 99.

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How to find the GCF of 90 and 99?

We will first find the prime factorization of 90 and 99. After we will calculate the factors of 90 and 99 and find the biggest common factor number .

Step-1: Prime Factorization of 90

Prime factors of 90 are 2, 3, 5. Prime factorization of 90 in exponential form is:

90 = 21 × 32 × 51

Step-2: Prime Factorization of 99

Prime factors of 99 are 3, 11. Prime factorization of 99 in exponential form is:

99 = 32 × 111

Step-3: Factors of 90

List of positive integer factors of 90 that divides 90 without a remainder.

1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 15, 18, 30, 45

Step-4: Factors of 99

List of positive integer factors of 99 that divides 90 without a remainder.

1, 3, 9, 11, 33

Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 90 and 99. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 90 and 99 is 9.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 90 and 99

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