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The gcf of 8 and 21 is 1.

- Find the prime factorization of 8

8 = 2 × 2 × 2 - Find the prime factorization of 21

21 = 3 × 7 - To find the gcf, multiply all the prime factors common to both numbers:

Therefore, GCF = 1

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

Find hcf of: 16 & 42 24 & 63 40 & 105 56 & 147 16 & 21 8 & 42 24 & 21 8 & 63 40 & 21 8 & 105 56 & 21 8 & 147

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