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# What is the least common multiple of 2 5 and 8?

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2011-03-02 22:16:48

The least common multiple of 2, 5, and 8 is 40.

The least common multiple (LCM) is often also called the lowest common multiple or smallest common multiple. Keep in mind that these different terms all refer to the same thing: the smallest positive integer which is a multiple of two or more numbers.

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2011-03-02 22:16:48
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2014-10-17 22:04:28

The multiples of 5 are 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40...

The multiples of 8 are 8, 16, 24, 32, 40...

The multiples of 2 are 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12...

The LCM of 2, 5, and 8 is 40.

Wiki User

2009-10-27 00:07:01

The least common multiple of 2, 5, and 8 is 40.
Therefore your answer would be 40. Because 2x20=40, 5x8=40,and 8x5=40. :) hope this helped!

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2014-05-23 14:50:25

The least common multiple of 2 , 8 , 5 = 40