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# What is the LCM of two numbers when one is a multiple of the other?

Updated: 8/29/2023

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9y ago

It's not the most efficient way, but if you keep at it long enough, a common multiple will emerge between two numbers. Easy example: 3 and 5

3,6,9,12,15

5,10,15

The LCM is 15.

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11y ago
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Wiki User

13y ago

find the LCM of each pair by listing multiples

5,6,7

Wiki User

10y ago

12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84, 96

14, 28, 42, 56, 70, 84, 98

The LCM is 84.

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8y ago

Example: 30 and 42

Factor them.

2 x 3 x 5 = 30

2 x 3 x 7 = 42

Select the highest amount of each factor.

2 x 3 x 5 x 7 = 210, the LCM

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7y ago

The LCM is the multiple.

Wiki User

9y ago

The greater number.

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10y ago

The larger number is.

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