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anonymous
 5 years ago
whats the easiest way to find the lcm of three numbers?
anonymous
 5 years ago
whats the easiest way to find the lcm of three numbers?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you give me three numbers I will tell you how I do it.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know how to find prime factors? 6 = 2 * 3 18 = 2 * 3 * 3 12 = 2 * 2 * 3 Do you understand this so far?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah like a factor tree?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes... now I circle any number that they all have in common  so put a big circle around one 2 in each of the three

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now put one big circle around one 3 in each of the three numbers.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The circled numbers count once ... what I mean is you have 1 (2) and 1(3) because they were circled and then you have 1 (2) and 1(3) that are not circled so you have 2 * 3 (the circled ones) * 2 * 3 (the uncircled ones) 36
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