# 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

## Explanation:

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.