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# What is the greatest common factor of 36 and 48?

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###### Wiki User

###### January 22, 2018 2:10AM

The GCF of 36 and 48 is 12.

The prime factorization of 36 is 2*2*3*3

The prime factorization of 48 is 2*2*2*2*3

From 36 and 48 the common factors are 2,2,2 and 3.

Their product gives 12 which is H.C.F. OF 36 AND 48

The factors of 36 are:

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, 36

The factors of 48 are:

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16, 24, 48

**The common factors are:**

**1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12**

**The Greatest Common Factor:**

**GCF = 12**

###### Wiki User

###### December 09, 2009 5:14PM

*12*

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