What is the LCM of 26 and 39?
The least number which is exactly divisible by both 26 and 39 is called the least common multiple of 26 and 39.
Answer: LCM of 26 and 39 is 78
Lets see how to find the LCM of 26 and 39
The least common multiple (LCM ) is the smallest number that the given numbers divide exactly.
It is denoted by LCM(26, 39)
Different Ways to Find LCM of 26 and 39
Let us use the following methods to find the LCM of 26 and 39
- Listing the Multiples
- Common Division
LCM of 26 and 39 by Listing Method
In this method,
- we list the first few multiples of 26 and 39 and
- identify the common multiples.
The least among the common multiples is the LCM(26,39)
LCM of 26 and 39 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.
Independent of the method we choose, the solution to LCM(26,39) remains the same.