What is the HCF of 1650 and 847?
Highest Common Factor of two numbers is the highest possible number which divides the two numbers exactly without any remainder.
Answer: HCF of 1650 and 847 is 11
Let us see how to find the HCF of 1650 and 847
HCF of 1650 and 847 will the highest number that divides 1650 and 847 exactly, that is, leaving the remainder 0
We will explain the following two methods to find the HCF of 1650 and 847
Methods to Find HCF of 1650 and 847
HCF of 1650 and 847 by Listing Factors
The factors of 1650 and 847 are shown below:
The numbers, 1650 and 847 have two common factors, 1 and 11. Since 11 is the highest common factor, we say HCF of 1650 and 847 is 11
HCF of 1650 and 847 by Long Division
Step 1: Divide 1650 by 847 and check the remainder. Here, the remainder is 803
Step 2: Make the remainder 803 as the divisor and the divisor 847 as the dividend and perform the long division again.
Step 3: Continue till you get the remainder as 0 and the last divisor will be the GCF of 1650 and 847
So, HCF of 1650 and 847 is 11
You can find the HCF in any of the above methods but the solution will be the same.