What is The HCF of 657 and 963?
Highest Common Factor of the numbers 657 and 963 is the largest possible number which divides 657 and 963 exactly without any remainder, that is, leaving the remainder 0
Answer: HCF of 657 and 963 is 9
Explanation:
HCF of 657 and 963 by Prime Factorization
Represent 657 and 963 as a product of its prime factors.
Prime factorization of 657 is 3 × 3 × 73
Prime factorization of 963 is 3 × 3 × 107
The common factors in the prime factorization of 657 and 963 are the repeated factors, 3 and 3
HCF is the product of the prime factors that are common to each of the given numbers.
Since the common factors are 3 and 3, the HCF of 657 and 963 is 9

HCF of 657 and 963 by Listing the Common Factors
There are four common factors of 657 and 963, that are, 1, 3, and 9
So, HCF of 657 and 963 is 9
You can find the HCF in any of the above methods but the solution will be the same.
Thus, HCF of 657 and 963 is 9
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