# What is the LCM of 2, 4 and 6?

LCM of 2, 4 and 6 is the least number which is exactly divisible by 2, 4 and 6

## Answer: LCM of (2,4,6) is 12

Lets see how to find the LCM of 2, 4 and 6

## Explanation:

Least Common Multiple: It is that number which is the smallest and also exactly divisible by the given numbers.

We will try to find the LCM of 2, 4 and 6 by two different ways:

## Methods to Find the LCM of 2, 4 and 6

### LCM of 2,4 and 6: Listing Method

- List down the multiples of the three given numbers.
- Find out which are the common multiples amongst all.
- Spot the one which is the smallest and that will be the LCM

### LCM of 2, 4, and 6: Common Division Method

- Divide the numbers simultaneously with prime numbers.
- Stop it when there is no prime number left to divide the given numbers.

### Thus, LCM of (2,4,6) is 12

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