# Greatest Common Factor of 48 and 53

Make use of GCF Calculator to quickly find the Greatest Common Factor of numbers 48, 53 i.e. 1 largest integer by which both the numbers can be divided.

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 48 and 53 is 1.

GCF(48,53) = 1

## GCF of 48 and 53

Greatest common factor or Greatest common divisor (GCD) can be calculated in following way;

GCF of:
and

### Greatest Common Factor of 48 and 53 by Prime factorization method

Prime Factorization of 48

 2 48 2 24 2 12 2 6 3 3 1

Prime factors of 48 are 2,3. Prime factorization of 48 in exponential form is:

48 = 24×31

Prime Factorization of 53

 53 53 1

Prime factors of 53 are 53. Prime factorization of 53 in exponential form is:

53 = 531

∴ So by taking common prime factors GCF of 48 and 53 is 1

### Greatest Common Factor of 48 and 53 by matching factors method

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 53

List of positive integer factors of 53 that divides 53 without a remainder.

1,53

Greatest Common Factor

We found the factors and prime factorization of 48 and 53. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 48 and 53 is 1.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 48 and 53

### Properties of GCF 48 and 53

(i) The GCF of 48 and 53 is associative

GCF of 48 and 53 = GCF of 53 and 48

### Frequently Asked Questions on GCF of 48 and 53

1. What is the GCF of 48 and 53?

Answer: GCF of 48 and 53 is 1.

2. What are the Factors of 48?

Answer: Factors of 48 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16, 24, 48. There are 10 integers that are factors of 48. The greatest factor of 48 is 48.

3. What are the Factors of 53?

Answer: Factors of 53 are 1, 53. There are 2 integers that are factors of 53. The greatest factor of 53 is 53.

4. How to Find the GCF of 48 and 53?

Greatest Common Factor of 48 and 53 = 1

Step 1: Find the prime factorization of 48

48 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3

Step 2: Find the prime factorization of 53

53 = 53

Step 3: Multiply those factors both numbers have in common in steps i) or ii) above to find the gcf:

GCF = = 1

Step 4: Therefore, the greatest common factor of 48 and 53 is 1