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# Why is 24 the LCM of 6 and 8?

LCM stands for least common multiple, not all the common multiples just the smallest one. One of the methods to find LCM is to write down the multiples of both numbers: Mult…iples of 6: 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 54,... Multiples of 8: 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 48, 56, 64, 72,... As we can see clearly 24 and 48 are common multiples in the first 9 multiples of 6 and 8 but 24 is the smallest multiple so it is the LCM. Another explanation:If we multiply 6 and 8 we get a common multiple.6 x 8 = 48. 48 can be written as 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3.And we can say: common multiple of 6 and 8 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3.A number is common multiple of 6 and 8 only if it has 2 x 3(6) and 2 x 2 x 2(8).In case of 48 we have four 2s but we require only three because 8 is expressed with maximum number of 2s.So, 48 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 2.So we can remove one 2 and we get:Common multiple of 6 and 8 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 = 24.Now we can't remove any 2 so, 24 is the LCM. (MORE)

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# What is the LCM of 3 9 and 12?

lcm = 36

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# What does the LCM stand for?

LCM = Lowest Common Multiple. This is the smallest number that is common amongst the multiples of two of more other numbers. For example: The multiples of 3 are: 3, 6, 9, 1…2, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, ... The multiples of 5 are: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, ... The common multiples of 3 and 5 are: 15, 30, 45, ... The lowest common multiple of 3 and 5 is the smallest of these, namely 15. An example of its use is for adding fractions as using the lowest common multiple of all the denominators ensures the numbers do not get too big (and cumbersome) (MORE)

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# Lcm of 12 and 18 and 24?

The least common multiple is the smallest positive number that is a multiple of two or more numbers. 12: 36, 48, 60, 72 18: 36, 54, 72 24: 48, 72 … The least common multiple for 12, 18 and 24 and is 72. (MORE)

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# What is the LCM of 99 and 75?

LCM = 2,475

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# What is the LCM of 961?

It is not possible to give a sensible answer to this question. The least common multiple (LCM) refers to a multiple that is COMMON to two or more numbers. You have only one …number in the question! (MORE)