# What is The LCM of 18 and 32?

Smallest possible number which is perfectly divisible by 18 and 32 is their LCM.

## Answer: LCM of 18 and 32: 288

## Explanation:

Least Common Multiple: Smallest possible number which is perfectly divisible by the given numbers.

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

### LCM of 18 and 32 by Listing Method

We list the first few multiples of 18, and 32 and identify the common multiples.

The smallest of all the common multiples is the LCM of 18 and 32

### LCM of 18 and 32 by Common Division Method

- Divide the given numbers parallely by prime numbers.
- Continue the division till no prime number is left for further division.