# Calculate the Greatest Common Factor or GCF of 1205

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The instructions to find the GCF of 1205 are the next:

## 1. Decompose all numbers into prime factors

1205 | 5 |

241 | 241 |

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

Prime factors of 1205 | = | 5 . 241 |

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

Common prime factors: 5 , 241

Common prime factors with the lowest exponent: 5^{1}, 241^{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** = 5^{1}. 241^{1} = 1205

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