# What Numbers Go Into 74 And 40

For the question "What Numbers Go Into 74 and 40" is the same as Greatest Common Factor (GCF, HCF, GCD) of 74 And 40 numbers.

## Greatest Common Factor Of 74 And 40

The gcf of 74 and 40 is the largest positive integer that divides the numbers 74 and 40 without a remainder. Let's find the factors.

## Finding The Factors Of 74 And 40

List out all of the prime factors for each number:

The greatest common factor of 74 and 40 is **2
**.

### What is the Greatest Common Factor?

Put simply, the GCF of a set of whole numbers is the largest positive integer (i.e whole number and not a decimal) that divides evenly into all of the numbers in the set. It's also commonly known as:

Greatest Common Denominator (GCD) Highest Common Factor (HCF) Greatest Common Divisor (GCD)