72 , 26

Find the common factors for the numerical part:

72,26

The factors for 72 are all numbers between 1 and 72, which divide 72 evenly.

Check numbers between 1 and 72

Find the factor pairs of 72 where x⋅y=72.

xy17223632441861289

List the factors for 72.

1,2,3,4,6,8,9,12,18,24,36,72

1,2,3,4,6,8,9,12,18,24,36,72

The factors for 26 are all numbers between 1 and 26, which divide 26 evenly.

Check numbers between 1 and 26

Find the factor pairs of 26 where x⋅y=26.

xy126213

List the factors for 26.

1,2,13,26

1,2,13,26

List all the factors for 72,26 to find the common factors.

72: 1,2,3,4,6,8,9,12,18,24,36,72

26: 1,2,13,26

The common factors for 72,26 are 1,2.

1,2

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

2

Find the GCF 72 , 26