# Greatest Common Factor of 224 and 228

Make use of GCF Calculator to quickly find the Greatest Common Factor of numbers 224, 228 i.e. 4 largest integer by which both the numbers can be divided.

Greatest common factor (GCF) of 224 and 228 is 4.

GCF(224,228) = 4

## GCF of 224 and 228

Greatest common factor or Greatest common divisor (GCD) can be calculated in following way;

GCF of:
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### Greatest Common Factor of 224 and 228 by Prime factorization method

Prime Factorization of 224

 2 224 2 112 2 56 2 28 2 14 7 7 1

Prime factors of 224 are 2,7. Prime factorization of 224 in exponential form is:

224 = 25×71

Prime Factorization of 228

 2 228 2 114 3 57 19 19 1

Prime factors of 228 are 2,3,19. Prime factorization of 228 in exponential form is:

228 = 22×31×191

∴ So by taking common prime factors GCF of 224 and 228 is 4

### Greatest Common Factor of 224 and 228 by matching factors method

Factors of 224

List of positive integer factors of 224 that divides 224 without a remainder.

1,2,4,7,8,14,16,28,32,56,112,224

Factors of 228

List of positive integer factors of 228 that divides 228 without a remainder.

1,2,3,4,6,12,19,38,57,76,114,228

Greatest Common Factor

We found the factors and prime factorization of 224 and 228. The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the greatest common factor 224 and 228 is 4.

Also check out the Least Common Multiple of 224 and 228

### Properties of GCF 224 and 228

(i) The GCF of 224 and 228 is associative

GCF of 224 and 228 = GCF of 228 and 224

### Frequently Asked Questions on GCF of 224 and 228

1. What is the GCF of 224 and 228?

Answer: GCF of 224 and 228 is 4.

2. What are the Factors of 224?

Answer: Factors of 224 are 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 14, 16, 28, 32, 56, 112, 224. There are 12 integers that are factors of 224. The greatest factor of 224 is 224.

3. What are the Factors of 228?

Answer: Factors of 228 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 12, 19, 38, 57, 76, 114, 228. There are 12 integers that are factors of 228. The greatest factor of 228 is 228.

4. How to Find the GCF of 224 and 228?

Greatest Common Factor of 224 and 228 = 4

Step 1: Find the prime factorization of 224

224 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 7

Step 2: Find the prime factorization of 228

228 = 2 x 2 x 3 x 19

Step 3: Multiply those factors both numbers have in common in steps i) or ii) above to find the gcf:

GCF = 2 x 2 = 4

Step 4: Therefore, the greatest common factor of 224 and 228 is 4