What is the HCF of 336 and 54?
Highest Common Factor of two numbers is the largest possible number which divides the two numbers exactly without any remainder.
Answer: HCF of 336 and 54 is 6
Let us see how to find the HCF of 336 and 54
Methods to Find HCF of 16 and 24
We can find the HCF by the following methods

Prime Factorization

Listing the Common Factors
Method 1: HCF of 336 and 54 by Prime Factorization
Represent 336 and 54 as a product of its prime factors.
Prime factorization of 336 is 2 × 2 × 2 × 2 × 3 × 7
Prime factorization of 54 is 2 × 3 × 3 × 3
The common factors in the prime factorization of 336 and 54 are 2 and 3
HCF is the product of the factors that are common to each of the given numbers.
Since the common factors are 2 and 3, the HCF of 336 and 54 is 6
Method 2: HCF of 336 and 54 by Listing the Common Factors
There are four common factors of 336 and 54, that are, 1, 2, 3, and 6
So, HCF of 336 and 54 is 6
You can find the HCF in any of the above methods but the solution will be the same.