# What is The HCF of 81 and 237?

Highest Common Factor of 81 and 237 is the highest possible number which divides 81 and 237 exactly without any remainder.

## Answer: HCF of 81 and 237 is 3

## Explanation:

We can find the HCF by the following methods.

- Listing the common factors method
- Long division Method

### Highest Common Factor of 81 and 237 by Listing the Common Factors

Common Factors of 81 and 237 are 1 and 3

The highest common factor of 81 and 231 is 3

So, the HCF of 81 and 237 is 3

### Highest Common Factor of 81 and 237 by Long Division

Follow the steps mentioned below to find the HCF(81, 237):

**Step 1:**Divide the larger number 237 by the smaller number 81 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 highest common factor of 81 and 237

You can find the HCF(81, 237) in any of the above methods but the solution will be the same.

### Thus, HCF of 81 and 237 is 3

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