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What is the GCF of 64 and 94?

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Solution: The GCF of 64 and 94 is 2 Methods How to find the GCF of 64 and 94 using Prime Factorization One way to find the GCF of 64 and 94 is to compare the prime factorization of each number. To find the prime factorization, you can follow the instructions for each number here: What are the Factors of 64? What are the Factors of 94? Here is the prime factorization of 64: 2 6 2^6 2 6 And this is the prime factorization of 94: 2 1 × 4 7 1 2^1 × 47^1 2 1 × 4 7 1 When you compare the prime factorization of these two numbers, you can see that there are matching prime factors. You can now find the Greatest Common Factor of 64 and 94 by multiplying all the matching prime factors to get a GCF of 64 and 94 as 4: Thus, the GCF of 64 and 94 is: 4 How to Find the GCF of 64 and 94 by Listing All Common Factors The first step to this method of finding the Greatest Common Factor of 64 and 94 is to find and list all the factors of each number. Again, you can see how this is done by looking at the “Factors of” articles that are linked to above. Let’s take a look at the factors for each of these numbers, 64 and 94: Factors of 64: 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64 Factors of 94: 1, 2, 47, 94 When you compare the two lists of factors, you can see that the common factor(s) are 1, 2. Since 2 is the largest of these common factors, the GCF of 64 and 94 would be 2. Find the GCF of Other Number Pairs Want more practice? Try some of these other GCF problems: What is the GCF of 130 and 43? What is the GCF of 79 and 120? What is the GCF of 52 and 98? What is the GCF of 105 and 71? What is the GCF of 34 and 76?