What is the LCM of 16, 24 and 40?
LCM of 16, 24, and 40 is the least number which is exactly divisible by 16, 24, and 40.
Answer: LCM of 16, 24, and 40 is 240
Let's find the LCM of 16, 24 and 40
Least Common Multiple 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 16, 24, and 40 by Listing Method
In this method, we list the first few multiples of 16, 24, and 40 and identify the common multiples.
The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 16, 24, and 40
LCM of 16, 24, and 40 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 16, 24, and 40 is the same.