What is the GCF of 24 and 32?
The largest number that divides two or more numbers is the Greatest Common Factor for those numbers also known as GCF
Answer: GCF of 24 and 32 is 8
Two methods to find the GCF of 24 and 32 are explained below.
Methods to find the GCF of 24 and 32
There are multiple approaches to calculate the greatest common factor such as
- Listing the common factors method
- Long division Method
Method1: GCF of 24 and 32 by Listing the Common Factors
Common Factors of 32 and 54 : 1, 2, 8
Greatest common factor is 8
GCF of 24 and 32 is 8
Method2: GCF of 24 and 32 by Long Division
- Divide 32 by 24 and check the remainder.
- 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.
- 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.