The greatest common factor (GCF) is the largest factor of two numbers that factors evenly in to two or more larger numbers.

A factor is a part of a number and two factors multiplied together generate a product. It is nothing but the factors that two numbers have in common.

Find the greatest common factors of 24,36,48

Let us find the factors of 24, 36, 48

Factors of 24 are ** 1**,

Factors of 36 are ** 1**,

Factors of 48 are ** 1**,

Common factors of 24,36,48 are 1,2,3,4,6,12

From 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 12, the greatest number is ** 12**.

So, the Greatest Common Factor is __12__