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The LCM of any set of integers will never be smaller than the GCF.

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Q: Which is larger the LCM or the gcf?
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What is the difference between the GCF and the LCM of 42 and 84?

Whenever one number is a multiple of the other, the LCM is the larger number and the GCF is the smaller number. The difference is 42.

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The LCM will be larger than those numbers, i.e. 4740. The HCF (GCF) is 5

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Why is it that the LCM and the GFC seem to be opposites of the same thing?

Very astute. The LCM and the GCF have an inverse relationship. Since their product equals the product of the original two numbers, the larger the GCF gets, the smaller the LCM is and vice versa.

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