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Highest Common Factors (1)

In this worksheet, students state the highest common factor of two numbers.

'Highest Common Factors (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Concepts and Vocabulary for All Numbers

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Worksheet Overview

The factors of 42 are 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 14, 21 and 42.

The factors of 28 are 1, 2, 4, 7, 14 and 28.

 

Some of these factors appear in both lists and these are the common factors of 42 and 28. 

They are:

1, 2, 7 and 14

 

But 14 is the greatest

or the Highest Common Factor (HCF) of 42 and 28.

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