What is the GCF of 32 and 36?
GCF is the largest possible number that divides the given numbers exactly without any remainder.
Answer: GCF of 32 and 36 is 4
We can find the GCF by the following methods
GCF of 32 and 36 by Prime Factorization
We can represent 32 and 36 as a product of their prime numbers:
Prime factorization of 32 is 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2
Prime factorization of 36 is 2 x 2 x 3 x 3
Common factors = 2, 2
GCF is 2 x 2 = 4
GCF of 32 and 36 by Long Division Method

Step 1: Divide 32 by 36 and check the remainder.

Step 2: Taking the remainder of the above step as the divisor and the divisor of the above step as the dividend, perform the long division again.

Step 3: Continue until the remainder becomes 0.