# What is the GCF of 3 and 6?

The Greatest Common Factor of three and six is the largest possible number which divides the given numbers exactly without any remainder.

## Answer: GCF of 3 and 6 is 3

Lets see how to find the GCF of 3 and 6

## Explanation:

We can find the Greatest Common Factor (3,6) by the following methods

### GCF of 3 and 6 by Listing the Common Factors

Common Factors of (3, 6) : 1, 3

The greatest common factor = 3

GCF (3, 6) = 3

### GCF of 3 and 6 by Long Division

We will first divide 6 by 3 and check the remainder.

Now make the remainder of the first step as the divisor and the divisor of that step as the dividend and perform the long division again.

We shall continue this till you we the remainder as 0.