What is the LCM of 2 and 6?
Lowest Common Multiple of 2 and 6 is the smallest common multiple of the two numbers
Answer: LCM of 2 and 6 is 6
Lets see how to find the LCM of 2 and 6
The Least Common Divisor of two numbers is the smallest non zero multiple of the both the numbers.
We can find the LCM of the numbers in many ways, the commonly used methods are listed below.
Methods to Find LCM of 2 and 6
Let us use the following methods to find the LCM of 2 and 6
- Common Division
LCM of 2 and 6 by Common Division Method
Let's divide the numbers 2 and 6 using prime numbers
LCM of 2 and 6 by Formula
The formula of LCM is LCM(a,b) = (a × b) / GCF (a,b)
The Greatest Common Factor of (2,6) = 2
By substituting in the formula we get,
LCM of 2 and 6 = (2× 6) / 2
= 12/2 = 6
LCM of 2 and 6 = 6