Print HCF of Two Integers in Python

Computations and programming when combined make a very deadly combination. As the ability to solve complex mathematical questions in itself is a great deal. But when one has to do the same thing by writing up a code, things get somewhat more complicated. Not to mention the language your coding in also determines whether it’s going to be easy to difficult. So today we’re going to write a program to print HCF of Two Integers in Python.

 

What’s The Approach? 

 

  • Let us consider a and b to be the two Integers to find HCF of.

 

  • Firstly we’ll find the gcd of these two numbers, i.e, using a condition where if a becomes zero we’ll return b

 

  • However, if that’s not the case then we’ll simply recursively return b % a, that way we’ll get a gcd as output.

 

Also Read:  Print Square Root of A Number in Java

 

Python Program To Print HCF of Two Integers

 

Input:

 

a = 98, b = 56

 

Output:

 

HCF of 98 and 56 is 14

 

# Recursive function to return HCF of a and b
def gcd(a,b):
    
    # Everything divides 0
    if (b == 0):
        return a
    return gcd(b, a%b)

# Driver program to test above function
a = 98
b = 56
if(gcd(a, b)):
    print('HCF of', a, 'and', b, 'is', gcd(a, b))
else:
    print('not found')

 

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