# The HCF of 32 and 40.

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by kriish

2015-11-15T13:13:33+05:30

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the highest common factor of 32 and 40 is 8 .
the HCF is calculated by multiplying all the prime factors together that are common to both terms .
32 = 2*2*2*2*2
40 = 2*2*2*5
therefore,
HCF = 8
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2015-11-15T13:15:25+05:30

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Factors of 32=2×2×2×2×2
Factors of 40=2×2×2×5
three times we have 2 in common
so,HCF=2×2×2
=8

Its very easy..yu can do it by prime factorization or duivision method..
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