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high·est common factor

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n. Abbr. hcf

highest common factor

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(Mathematics) the largest number or quantity that is a factor of each member of a group of numbers or quantities. Abbreviation: HCF or Abbreviationh.c.f Also called: greatest common divisor
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Noun1.highest common factor - the largest integer that divides without remainder into a set of integers
common divisor, common factor, common measure - an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly
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highest common factor

n the highest common factoril massimo comun divisore
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