# What is The HCF of 609 and 957?

Highest Common Factor of 609 and 957 is the highest possible number which divides 609 and 957 exactly without any remainder.

## Answer: HCF of 609 and 957 is 87

## Explanation:

We can find the HCF by the following two methods.

- Long division Method
- Listing the common factors method

### HCF(609, 957) by Long Division Method

- Step 1: Divide the larger number 957 by the smaller number 609 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 the remainder as 0 and the last divisor will be the required HCF(609, 957)

### HCF(609, 957) by Listing the Common Factors

Common Factors of 609 and 957: 1,3,29,87

The highest common factor is 87

HCF of 609 and 957 is 87

You can find the HCF(906, 957) in any of the above methods but the solution will be the same.