What is the LCM of 12 and 30?
Lowest Common Multiple of 12 and 30 is the least number which is exactly divisible by both 12 and 30.
Answer: LCM of 12 and 30 is 60
Lets see how to find the LCM of 12 and 30
Least Common Multiple is the smallest number which is exactly divisible by the given numbers
Methods to Find the LCM of 12 and 30
Let us use the following methods to find the LCM of 12 and 30
- Listing the Multiples
- Common Division
LCM of 12 and 30 by Listing Method
In this method, we list the first few multiples of 12 and 30 and identify the common multiples.
The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 12 and 30
LCM of 12 and 30 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.