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Highest common factor of 14 and 49

How to find the highest common factor of 14 and 49?

Find the hcf of 14 and 49

Problem. Find the highest common factor of 14 and 49.

Solution.

The prime factorization of 14

14 = 2 * 7

See 14 prime factorization.

The prime factorization of 49

49 = 7 * 7

See 49 prime factorization.

Find the common prime factors of 14 and 49

14 –> (2, 7)
49 –> (7, 7)

The common factors of 14 and 49 are

7

The hcf of 14 and 49 is 7

hcf(14, 49) = 7

The problem is solved.