Find the greatest common factor of the numbers.
The greatest common factor is 17.
A common factor is a whole number that is a factor of two or more nonzero whole numbers. The greatest of the common factors is the greatest common factor (GCF).
Factor both the numbers 34 and 85.
The factors of 34 are:
The factors of 85 are:
From the factorization it can be observed that 17 is common in both the numbers, therefore, the greatest common factor is 17.
94% of StudySmarter users get better grades.Sign up for free