# What is the Greatest Common Factor of 99 and 117?

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 99 and 117 is 9.

GCF(99,117) = 9

We will now calculate the prime factors of 99 and 117, than find the greatest common factor (greatest common divisor (gcd)) of the numbers by matching the biggest common factor of 99 and 117.

GCF Calculator and
and

## How to find the GCF of 99 and 117?

We will first find the prime factorization of 99 and 117. After we will calculate the factors of 99 and 117 and find the biggest common factor number .

### Step-1: Prime Factorization of 99

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

99 = 32 × 111

### Step-2: Prime Factorization of 117

Prime factors of 117 are 3, 13. Prime factorization of 117 in exponential form is:

117 = 32 × 131

### Step-3: Factors of 99

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

1, 3, 9, 11, 33

### Step-4: Factors of 117

List of positive integer factors of 117 that divides 99 without a remainder.

1, 3, 9, 13, 39

#### Final Step: Biggest Common Factor Number

We found the factors and prime factorization of 99 and 117. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 99 and 117 is 9.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 99 and 117