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# How do you find the LCM of a number using a list?

Updated: 12/17/2022

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You can only find the LCM of two or more numbers. One way to do this is by listing the multiples of each number until you reach a number that appears on both lists.

Example 30 and 42

30, 60, 90, 120, 150, 180, 210

42, 84, 126, 168, 210

210 is the LCM of 30 and 42

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