# What is the HCF of 255 and 867?

Highest Common Factor of two or more numbers is the largest possible number which divides the given numbers exactly without any remainder.

## Answer: HCF of 255 and 867 is 51

Let's find the HCF of 255 and 867

## Explanation:

We can find the HCF by the following methods

- Prime factorization Method
- Listing the common factors method
- Long division Method

### HCF of 255 and 867 by Listing the Common Factors

Common Factors of 255 and 867: 1,3,51

The highest common factor is 51

HCF of 255 and 867 is 51

### HCF of 255 and 867 by Long Division

- Step 1: Divide 867 by 255 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 HCF in any of the above methods but the solution will be the same.