What is the greatest common factor of 108 and 88? - Greatest Common Factor Calculator
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What is the GCF of 108 and 88?
The first step to find the gcf of 108 and 88 is to list the factors of each number. The factors of 108 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, 27, 36, 54 and 108. The factors of 88 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 11, 22, 44 and 88. So, the Greatest Common Factor for these numbers is 4 because it divides all them without a remainder. Read more about Common Factors below.. See how to find the greatest common divisor of any number using our Greatest Common Factor Calculator.
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How to find the Greatest Common Factor
The first step is to find all divisors of each number. For instance, let us find the gcf(108, 88).
In this case we have:
- The factors of 108 (all the whole numbers that can divide the number without a remainder) are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, 27, 36, 54 and 108;
- The factors of 88 are 1, 2, 4, 8, 11, 22, 44 and 88.
The second step is to analyze which are the common divisors. It is not difficult to see that the 'Greatest Common Factor' or 'Divisor' for 108 and 88 is 4. The GCF is the largest common positive integer that divides all the numbers (108, 88) without a remainder.
The GCF is also known as:
- Greatest common divisor (gcd);
- Highest common factor (hcf);
- Greatest common measure (gcm), or
- Highest common divisor