# GCF of 14 and 42

Oct 28, 2021

GCF Calculator finds out the largest number that completely divides two numbers without leaving any reminders.

GCF:
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The greatest common factor between the two inputs
Factors 1:
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The factors for the first number
Factors 2:
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The factors for the second number

### Finding GCF of two numbers

To find the Greatest Common Factor GCF of two numbers use one of the following three techniques:

• Listing Common Factors
• Prime Factorization
• Long Division

## GCF of 14 and 42 using Common Factors

1. Find factors of 14: 1, 2, 7, 14
2. Find factors of 42: 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 14, 21, 42
3. The common factors between the two are: 1, 2, 7, 14
4. Take the largest common factor: 14. This is the GCF between 14 and 42