# What is the HCF of 399 and 437 by division method?

The largest possible number which divides the given numbers exactly without leaving any remainder is called the HCF (Highest Common Factor).

## Answer: HCF of 399 and 437 is 19

HCF of 399 and 437 is the highest number that divides 399 and 437 exactly leaving the remainder 0.

## Explanation:

We can find the HCF of 399 and 437 by division method

### HCF of 399 and 437 by Long Division

The steps to find the HCF(399, 437) by long division are mentioned below.

**Step 1:** Divide 437 by 399 and check the remainder. We get the remainder as 19.

**Step 2:** Make the remainder of the above step 19 as the divisor and the divisor of the above step 437 as the dividend and perform the long division again.

**Step 3:** Continue till you get the remainder as 0 and the last divisor is the HCF of 399 and 437.

The highest common factor of 399 and 437 is 19.