What is the LCM of 11 and 15?
LCM(11,15) is the least number which is exactly divisible by both 11 and 15.
Answer: LCM of 11 and 15 is 165
Lets see how to find the LCM of 11 and 15
Least Common Multiple is the least number which is exactly divisible by the given numbers.
We can find the LCM of the numbers in many ways as given below.
Methods to Find LCM of 11 and 15
Let us use the following methods to find the LCM of 11 and 15
- Listing the Multiples
- Common Division
LCM of 11 and 15 by Listing Method
In this method, we list the first few multiples of 11 and 15 and determine the common multiples.
The common multiple having the least value is the LCM of 11 and 15
LCM of 11 and 15 by Common Division Method
In this method, we divide the numbers simultaneously with prime numbers until we don't have a prime number to divide the given numbers.
The solution to our question LCM of 11 and 15 is independent of the method and hence is always the same.