What is the GCF of 3 and 5?
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 3 and 5 is 1
We can find the GCF by the following methods
GCF of 3 and 5 by Listing the Common Factors
Factors of 3 : 1, and 3
Factors of 5 : 1, and 5
Common Factors of 3 and 5 : 1
Greatest Common Factor from the list = 1
GCF of 3 and 5 is 1
GCF of 3 and 5 by Long Division Method
Step 1: Divide 5 by 3 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 always remain the same.