# Greatest Common Factor of 36, 48, 72

GCF of two or more numbers Calculator allows you to quickly calculate the GCF of 36, 48, 72 i.e. 12 largest integer that divides all the numbers equally.

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 36, 48, 72 is 12.

GCF(36, 48, 72) = 12

## GCF of 36, 48, 72

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

GCF of:

### Greatest Common Factor (GCF) of 36,48,72 By Common Division

 2 36, 48, 72 2 18, 24, 36 3 9, 12, 18 3, 4, 6

∴ So the GCF of the given numbers is 2 x 2 x 3 = 12

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

Factors of 36

List of positive integer factors of 36 that divides 36 without a remainder.

1,2,3,4,6,9,12,18,36

Factors of 48

List of positive integer factors of 48 that divides 48 without a remainder.

1,2,3,4,6,8,12,16,24,48

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 36,48,72 . The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 36,48,72 is 12.

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### Frequently Asked Questions on GCF of 36, 48, 72

1. What is the GCF of 36, 48, 72?

Answer: GCF of 36, 48, 72 is 12.

2. How to Find the GCF of 36, 48, 72

Answer: Greatest Common Factor(GCF) of 36, 48, 72 = 12

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

Step 2: Then multiply all the prime factors GCF(36, 48, 72) = 12.