MEAP Preparation - Grade 6 Mathematics 2.31 Least Common Multiple - LCM
Method:
Least Common Multiple is the common and least multiple of a set of numbers.
Write the multiples of each of the numbers.
Write the common multiples.
Choose the least out of them, which is the LCM.
Example: Find the LCM of 6 and 12
Multiples of 6 are - 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36
Multiples of 12 are - 12, 24, 36, 48
Common multiples are - 12, 24, 36
Least common muliple or LCM is 12. Answer: 12
Directions: Find the LCM of the following. Also write at least 5 examples of your own.