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What is the GCF of 740 and 1961?

The gcf of 740 and 1961 is 37.

Steps to find GCF

  1. Find the prime factorization of 740
    740 = 2 × 2 × 5 × 37
  2. Find the prime factorization of 1961
    1961 = 37 × 53
  3. To find the gcf, multiply all the prime factors common to both numbers:

    Therefore, GCF = 37

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The greatest common factor (gcf) is also known as greatest common divisor (gcd) or highest common factor (hcf).