# What is the LCM of 2, 3 and 6?

Least Common Multiple of 2,3 and 6 will be the smallest number that exactly divides all of them without leaving a remainder.

## Answer: The LCM of 2,3 and 6 will be 6

Lets see how to find the LCM of 2,3 and 6

## Explanation:

### Method 1: Prime Factorization

In this method, we will prime factorise all the three numbers 2,3 and 6 as shown below

Thus, LCM(2,3,6) is equal to 6

### Method 2: Listing factors

We will be listing the factors of 2 ,3 and 6 to see the lowest common multiple

Multiples of 2: 2, 4, 6

Multiples of 3: 3, 6, 9

Multiples of 6: 6, 12

Thus, the common multiple = 6