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Q: What are the First three common multiple of 2 and 6?

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2 and three

1, 2, and 53, have their first common multiple of 106.

Find the LCM, then multiply it by 2 and 3.

22, 44, 66

2 is the only common multiple with those three numbers.

They are: 18, 36 and 54

The way to solve this is as follows:Find the least common multiple of the two numbers.Multiply this least common multiple by 2 and by 3, to get the next two common multiples.

Every multiple of 24 is a common multiple of 2, 6 & 8. Where did "three" come from?

the first 2 common multiple of 18 and 32 is 288 and 576

Any multiple of 6.

The first three common multiples of 6 and 8 are the first three multiples of the least common multiple of 6 and 8. 6 = 2 x 3 and 8 = 2 x 2 x 2. Therefore, the LCM of 6 and 8 is 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 or 24. The first three multiples of 24 are 24, 48 and 72.

Suggestion: Find the least common multiple using your favorite method (for example, prime factorization). Then multiply that by 1, by 2, and by 3, to get your answer.

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