# Calculate the Greatest Common Factor or GCF of 1126

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The instructions to find the GCF of 1126 are the next:

## 1. Decompose all numbers into prime factors

1126 | 2 |

563 | 563 |

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## 2. Write all numbers as the product of its prime factors

Prime factors of 1126 | = | 2 . 563 |

## 3. Choose the common prime factors with the lowest exponent

Common prime factors: 2 , 563

Common prime factors with the lowest exponent: 2^{1}, 563^{1}

## 4. Calculate the Greatest Common Factor or GCF

Remember, to find the GCF of several numbers you must multiply the common prime factors with the lowest exponent.

**GCF** = 2^{1}. 563^{1} = 1126

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