A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 5 years ago
Explain how to find the LCM of two or more numbers
anonymous
 5 years ago
Explain how to find the LCM of two or more numbers

This Question is Closed

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lcm = lowest common multiple one way is to factor them into primes  an example is lcm of 6 and 10 6 = 2 x 3 10 = 2 x 5 the 2 is common to both  so we only use 2 once to get the lcm lcm = 2 *3*5 = 30 Find lcm of 6 . 8 and 20 6 = 2 x 3 8 = 2 x 2 x 2 20 = 2 x 2 x 5 the 2 is common to all 3  so we use only one of these 2's, and only one 2 of the pair (in 8 and 20): lcm = 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 5 = 120 0 lcm = 2 x

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ignore the rubbish at the end!
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.