# What is the GCF of 36 and 60?

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Greatest Common Factor is

#### Explanation:

Factors of

Factors of

Common factors are

Hence Greatest Common Factor is

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A method of finding GCF and LCM - especially of several numbers if they are larger than usual - is to write the numbers as the product of the prime factors.

In this way we can immediately see which factors are common:

If you have any number written as the product of its prime factors, then you know everything there is to know about that number.