What is The GCF of 27 and 36
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 27 and 36 is 9
Explanation:
We can find the GCF by the following methods

Prime factorization Method

Listing the common factors method

Long division Method
GCF of 27 and 36 by Prime Factorization
Let us represent 27 and 36 as a product of its prime numbers
Prime factorization of 27 is
3 × 3 × 3
Prime factorization of 36 is
2 × 2 × 3 × 3
The product of the factors common to each of the given numbers gives us the GCF.
GCF of 27 and 36 by Listing the Common Factors
Factors of 27: 1, 3, 9 and 27
Factors of 36: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18 and 36
Common Factors of 27 and 36: 1, 3 and 9
GCF of 27 and 36 is 9
You can find the GCF in any of the above methods but the solution will be the same.