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# GCD of 4, 4 and 12

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### GCF Calculator

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## What is the GCF of 4, 4 and 12?

The first step to find the gcf of 4, 4 and 12 is to list the factors of each number. The factors of 4 are 1, 2 and 4. The factors of 4 are 1, 2 and 4. The factors of 12 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 12. So, the Greatest Common Factor for these numbers is 4 because it divides all them without a remainder. Read more about Common Factors below.

## How to find the Greatest Common Factor

### GCF example:

The first step is to find all divisors of each number. For instance, let us find the gcf(4,4,12).

In this case we have:

• The factors of 4 (all the whole numbers that can divide the number without a remainder) are 1, 2 and 4;
• The factors of 4 are 1, 2 and 4;
• The factors of 12 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 12.

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 4, 4 and 12 is 4. The GCF is the largest common positive integer that divides all the numbers (4,4,12) 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

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