# How do you find the highest common factors for 6 and 12?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 5, 2018

#### Answer:

highest or greatest common factor:

#### Explanation:

Given: Find the highest common factor for

The highest common factor is called the greatest common factor (GCF).

First list the factors of each number:

The GCF is the factor is the factor that is the largest factor common to both: