What is the HCF of 612 and 1314?
Highest Common Factor of two numbers x and y is the largest possible number that divides x and y exactly without any remainder.
Answer: HCF of 612 and 1314 is 18
Let us see how to find the HCF of 612 and 1314.
Explanation:
We can find the HCF of 612 and 1314 by the following two methods:

Listing the common factors Method

Long division Method
Methods to Find HCF of 612 and 1314
HCF of 612 and 1314 by Listing the Common Factors
Factors of 612: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 17, 18, 34, 36, 51, 68, 102, 153, 204, 306, 612
Factors of 1314: 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 18, 73, 146, 219, 438, 657, 1314
Common Factors of 612 and 1314: 1, 2, 3, 6, 9 and 18
The highest common factor 612 and 1314 from the list is 18
HCF of 612 and 1314 is 18
HCF of 612 and 1314 by Long Division Method

Step 1: Divide 1314 by 612 and check the remainder. Here, the remainder is 90

Step 2: Make the remainder 90 as the divisor and the divisor 612 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 highest common factor of 612 and 1314
You can find the HCF in any of the above methods but the solution will always remain the same.