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number that divides evenly (without a remainder) into

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the greatest common divisor (GCD) or highest common

factor (HCF) of two numbers is the largest number that is a

divisor of both.

Factors of 8 are 1, 2, 4, and 8

The factors of 12 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 12

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