# Greatest Common Factor of 12, 30, 72

GCF of two or more numbers Calculator allows you to quickly calculate the GCF of 12, 30, 72 i.e. 6 largest integer that divides all the numbers equally.

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 12, 30, 72 is 6.

GCF(12, 30, 72) = 6

## GCF of 12, 30, 72

Greatest common factor or Greatest common divisor (GCD) can be calculated in two ways

GCF of:

### Greatest Common Factor (GCF) of 12,30,72 By Common Division

 2 12, 30, 72 3 6, 15, 36 2, 5, 12

∴ So the GCF of the given numbers is 2 x 3 = 6

### Greatest Common Factor (GCF) By Matching Biggest Common Factor Method

Factors of 12

List of positive integer factors of 12 that divides 12 without a remainder.

1,2,3,4,6,12

Factors of 30

List of positive integer factors of 30 that divides 30 without a remainder.

1,2,3,5,6,10,15,30

Factors of 72

List of positive integer factors of 72 that divides 72 without a remainder.

1,2,3,4,6,8,9,12,18,24,36,72

Greatest Common Factor

We found the factors 12,30,72 . The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 12,30,72 is 6.

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### Frequently Asked Questions on GCF of 12, 30, 72

1. What is the GCF of 12, 30, 72?

Answer: GCF of 12, 30, 72 is 6.

2. How to Find the GCF of 12, 30, 72

Answer: Greatest Common Factor(GCF) of 12, 30, 72 = 6

Step 1: Divide all the numbers with common prime numbers having remainder zero.

Step 2: Then multiply all the prime factors GCF(12, 30, 72) = 6.