What is the LCM of 24 and 28?
LCM of 24 and 28 is the least possible number which is exactly divisible by 24 and 28.
Answer: LCM of 24 and 28 is 168
The least common multiple is the smallest number in which the given numbers divide exactly. It is denoted as LCM(a, b).
Find LCM(24, 28) by Listing Method
In this method, we list the first few multiples of 24 and 28 and identify the common multiples.
The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 24 and 28
Find LCM(24, 28) by Common Division Method
The 2-step of the process of common division is:
- we divide the numbers simultaneously with prime numbers
- conclude the process, when we don't have a prime number to divide the given numbers.
Irrespective of the method, the LCM of 24 and 28 is always 168. The LCM of given set of numbers is always unique.