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# What is the smallest number that is a multiple of both 9 and 12?

Updated: 9/17/2023

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Q: What is the smallest number that is a multiple of both 9 and 12?
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### Why is 12 the least common multiple of 4 and 6?

The Least Common Multiple (LCM) is the smallest number that two or more numbers will divide into evenly and 12 is the smallest number that both 4 and 6 divide into evenly.

### What is the smallest number multiple of 3 and 4?

12 is the smallest multiple of 3 and 4.

It is: 12

### Why is 60 the least common multiple for 12 and 20?

Because 60 is the smallest number that both 12 and 20 will divide into evenly.

### Is the least multiple other then 0 common to sets of multiples?

This is the lowest common multiple which is the smallest number greater than 0 which is a multiple of all the numbers. for example the lowest common multiple (lcm) of 4 and 6 is 12 as 12 is the first (smallest) number greater than 0 that is a multiple of both 4 and 6.

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### How is 60 the lcm of 10 and 12?

The smaller multiples of 10 are: 10, 20, 30, 40, and 50.None of them is a multiple of 12.The smaller multiples of 12 are: 12, 24, 36, and 48.None of them is a multiple of 10.The smallest number that's a multiple of 10 and a multiple of 12 is . . . 60 .

### What is the least common factor of 5 and 12?

The least common factor of 5 and 12 is the smallest number which divides both of them and it is 1, as it is for all pairs of numbers.(It is also the highest common factor of 5 and 12, as 5 and 12 only have one common factor: 1.)The least, or lowest, common multiple of a pair of numbers is the smallest number which is a multiple of both of them, which for 5 and 12 is 60.

### Is 12 a factor number or a multiple number?

Either or both. 12 is a factor of 24. 12 is a multiple of 6. 12 is both a factor and a multiple of itself.

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### What is the gcm of 12 and 120?

There is no Greatest CommonMultiple - whatever common multiple you get, you can always add another Lowest CommonMultiple and get another, higher, common multiple.Methinks you want either:Lowest CommonMultiple - the smallest number that is a multiple of both 12 and 120 which is 120; orGreatest CommonFactor - the largest number that divided into both 12 and 120 which is 12.