0

# Is the LCM of a pair of numbers ever less than both numbers explain with an example?

Updated: 4/28/2022

Wiki User

8y ago

The LCM is never less than the greatest number in the set. The LCM of 4 and 9 is 36.

Wiki User

8y ago

Earn +20 pts
Q: Is the LCM of a pair of numbers ever less than both numbers explain with an example?
Submit
Still have questions?
Related questions

### Is the gcf of a pair of numbers ever greater than both numbers and explain with a example?

A number can't have a factor greater than itself, so the GCF of a pair of numbers can't ever be greater than the smaller number. The GCF of 9 and 18 is 9.

### Is the LcM of a pair of numbers ever ewual to one of the numbers Explain eith an example?

Yes. The LCM of 9 and 3 is 9.

### Is the gcf of numbers ever greater than both numbers example?

No but it can be the same as the biggest number as for example the gcf of 30 and 15 is 30

### Is the greatest common factor of a pair of numbers ever greater than both numbers explain with an example?

I can't give you an example of when that happens because that doesn't ever happen. The GCF of a pair of numbers can't be larger than the smaller number.

### Is the LCM of a pair of numbers ever less than both numbersExplain with an example?

No. The LCM of 4 and 6 is 12.

No.

No.

nope never ever

No.

### Can the GCF ever be less than both of the numbers?

Yes, GCF means Greatest Common Factor For example the GCF of 15 and 18 is 3 which is less than both 15 and 18.

No.

No.