What is the GCF of 9 and 27?
GCF (Greatest Common Factor) of Nine and Twenty-Seven is the largest possible number which divides Nine and Twenty-Seven exactly without any remainder.
Answer: GCF of 9 and 27 is 9
Lets see how to find the GCF of 9 and 27
We can find the GCF of Nine and Twenty-Seven by the following methods:
- Prime factorization Method
- Listing the common factors method
- Long division Method
GCF of 9 and 27 by Listing the Common Factors
Common Factors of Nine and Twenty-Seven:
1, 3, and 9
The greatest common factor is 9
GCF of Nine and Twenty-Seven is 9
GCF of 9 and 27 by Prime Factorization
Let us represent Nine and Twenty-Seven as a product of its prime numbers
Prime factorization of Nine is 3 × 3
Prime factorization of Twenty-Seven is 3 × 3 × 3
Common factors = 3, 3
GCF is the product of the factors that are common to each of the given numbers.
GCF is 3 × 3 = 9