# What is The GCF of 2 and 4

Greatest Common Factor of two or more numbers is the largest possible number which divides the given numbers exactly without any remainder.

## Answer: GCF of 2 and 4 is 2

## Explanation:

We can find the GCF by the following methods

- Prime factorization Method
- Listing the common factors method
- Long division Method

## GCF of 2 and 4 by Listing the Common Factors

Common Factors of 2 and 4: 2

The greatest common factor is 4

GCF of 2 and 4 is 2

### GCF of 2 and 4 by Long Division

- Step 1: Divide 4 by 2 and check the remainder.
- Step 2: Make the remainder of the above step as the divisor and the divisor of the above step as the dividend and perform the long division again.
- Step 3: Continue till you get remainder as 0

You can find the GCF in any of the above methods but the solution will be the same.