Greatest common factor shortly known as GCF, is used to find out the highest common factor for two or more numbers. The GCF of whole numbers is the greatest whole number that divides evenly into each of the numbers. Greatest common factor is very useful to solve fractions and it is also known as the Highest Common Factor (HCF) or Greatest Common Divisor (GCD). Just enter the number of integers and enter your values to find out greatest common divisor (GCD).
GCF is the highest common factor that divides equally into the numbers.
Find the GCD of the numbers 12, 16 and 18 Factors of
12 = 2 x 2 x 3 x 1
16 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 1
18 = 2 x 3 x 3 x 1
Common Factors of 12,16 and 18 are :
CF = 1 and 2
Greatest Common Factor is 2