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# What is the greatest common factor of 87 and 112?

## Answer

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###### February 07, 2010 7:57AM

The greatest common factor (GCF) is often also called the
greatest common divisor (GCD) or highest common factor (HCF). Keep
in mind that these different terms all refer to the same thing: the
largest integer which evenly divides two or more numbers.

The greatest common factor of 87 and 112 is 1

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### What is the greatest common factor of 29 and 87?

One way to determine the greatest common factor is to find all
the factors of the numbers and compare them. The factors of 29 are
1 and 29.
The factors of 87 are 1, 3, 29, and 87.
The common factors are 1 and 29. Therefore, the greatest common
factor is 29.
The greatest common factor can also be calculated by identifying
the common prime factors and multiplying them together. The prime
factor of 29 is 29.
The prime factors of 87 are 3 and 29.
The prime factors in common are a single 29, so the greatest common
factor is 29. == == 29 is a prime number so its only factors are 1
and 29. The factors of 87 are 1, 3, 29, and 87. The
GCF of 29 and 87 is 29.
The GCF is 29.