42 , 56

Find the common factors for the numerical part:

42,56

The factors for 42 are all numbers between 1 and 42, which divide 42 evenly.

Check numbers between 1 and 42

Find the factor pairs of 42 where x⋅y=42.

xy14222131467

List the factors for 42.

1,2,3,6,7,14,21,42

1,2,3,6,7,14,21,42

The factors for 56 are all numbers between 1 and 56, which divide 56 evenly.

Check numbers between 1 and 56

Find the factor pairs of 56 where x⋅y=56.

xy15622841478

List the factors for 56.

1,2,4,7,8,14,28,56

1,2,4,7,8,14,28,56

List all the factors for 42,56 to find the common factors.

42: 1,2,3,6,7,14,21,42

56: 1,2,4,7,8,14,28,56

The common factors for 42,56 are 1,2,7,14.

1,2,7,14

The GCF (HCF) of the numerical factors 1,2,7,14 is 14.

14

Find the GCF 42 , 56