# Greatest Common Divisor Calculator

## Greatest common factor

The **Greatest common factor (GCF)**, also known as the **Greatest common divisor (GCD),** is learned in elementary school by every child. Many young programmers start doing this exercise to gain more problem-solving skills. Although this math problem is not so hard, not so many people know how to solve it.

#### Frequently asked questions

- What is the definition of a divisor?

A divisor of a number is considered another number that the first can divide evenly.

For example, the greatest common divisor for 24 and 16 is 8. - What algorithm can give us the greatest common divisor?

The Euclidean algorithm is the most used.