These are the steps to solve GCF
GCF of 4, 16 is?
GCF (4, 16)
4, 16 = 4 x 1, 4 x 4
= 4(1,4)
So 4 is the Greatest Common Divisor for numbers 4, 16.
You can solve greatest common factor or greatest common divisor with following steps:
Step 1: Note the given terms
Step 2: Find the factors of term a
Step 3: Find the factors of term b
Step 4: Note the common factors
Step 5: Highest Common Factor is obtained by multiplying the common factor.
Note : If a remainder does not end at zero then the remainder is divided into the previously used divisor.