# What is the LCM of 18, 24 and 36?

LCM of 18, 24, and 36 is the least number which is exactly divisible by 18, 24, and 36.

## Answer: LCM of 18, 24, and 36 is 72

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

The commonly used two methods are listed below.

### Listing Method To Find LCM of 18, 24, and 36

In this method, we list the first few multiples of 18, 24, and 36 and identify the common multiples.

The least among the common multiples of 18, 24, and 36 is the LCM of 18, 24, and 36

So, the least common multiple of 18, 24, and 36 is 72

### Common Division Method To Find LCM of 18, 24, and 36

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.

LCM of 18, 24, and 36 will the product of prime factors. So, LCM(18, 24, 36) = 2 × 2 × 2 × 3 × 3 = 72

Irrespective of the method, the solution to our question LCM of 18, 24, and 36 is the same.