# What is the LCM of 24 and 40?

The smallest positive number that is a multiple of two or more numbers is known as the Least Common Multiple also known as LCM.

## Answer: LCM of 24 and 40 is 120

Lets see how to find the LCM of 24 and 40

## Explanation:

Let's find the LCM of 24 and 40 using the following methods

## Methods to Find LCM of 24 and 40

Let us use the following methods to find the LCM of 24 and 40

- Listing the Multiples
- Common Division

### LCM of 24 and 40 by Listing Method

The first few multiples of 24 and 40 are listed below

The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 24 and 40

LCM of 24 and 40 by Common Division Method

In this division method, we divide the numbers simultaneously with prime numbers and stop it when we don't have a prime number to divide the given numbers.