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What is the GCF of 296 and 169?

The GCF of 296 and 169 is 1.

Steps to find GCF

  1. Find the prime factorization of 296
    296 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 37
  2. Find the prime factorization of 169
    169 = 13 × 13
  3. To find the GCF, multiply all the prime factors common to both numbers:

    Therefore, GCF = 1

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The greatest common factor (GCF) is also known as greatest common divisor (GCD) or highest common factor (HCF).