highest common factor


noun Mathematics.

greatest common divisor. Abbreviation: H.C.F.

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British Dictionary definitions for highest common factor

highest common factor

noun

the largest number or quantity that is a factor of each member of a group of numbers or quantitiesAbbreviation: HCF, h.c.f Also called: greatest common divisor
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