# What is the LCM of 1 and 2 ?

LCM of 1 and 2 is the least number which is exactly divisible by 1 and 2.

## Answer: LCM of 1 and 2 is 2

## Explanation:

Least Common Multiple (LCM ) is the smallest number in which the given numbers divide exactly.

We can find the LCM of the numbers in many ways the commonly used methods are listed below.

### LCM of 1 and 2 by Listing Method

In this method, we list the first few multiples of 1 and 2 and identify the common multiples.

The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 1 and 2

### LCM of 1 and 2 by Common Division Method

In this division method, we divide the numbers simultaneously with prime numbers and stop it when we don't have a prime number to divide the given numbers.

Irrespective of the method, the solution to our question LCM of 1 and 2 is the same.