What is the HCF of 867 and 225?
HCF (Highest Common Factor) of two or more numbers is the largest possible number that divides the given numbers exactly.
Answer: HCF of 867 and 225 is 3
We can find the HCF by the following methods
- Prime factorization Method
- Listing the common factors method
- Long division Method
Method 1: HCF of 867 and 225 by Long Division Method
Step 1: Divide 15 by 12 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.
Method 2: HCF of 867 and 225 by Listing the Common Factors
Common Factors of 867 and 225: 3
The greatest common factor is 3
HCF of 867 and 225 is 3