What is The LCM of 3 and 16?
LCM of 3 and 16 is the least number which is exactly divisible by 3 and 16.
Answer: LCM of 3 and 16 is 48
The least common multiple (LCM) of two or more numbers is the smallest number among all common multiples of the given numbers.
Look at the commonly used methods to find the LCM of 3 and 16
LCM of 3 and 16 by Listing Method
Follow the steps given below to find the LCM of 3 and 16.
- Step 1: List the first few multiples of 3 and 16
- Step 2: Identify the common multiples of 3 and 16
- Step 3: LCM of 3 and 16 is equal to the least number among the common multiples of 3 and 16
LCM of 3 and 16 by Common Division Method
In this division method, we start dividing the numbers simultaneously with prime numbers and stop the process when we don't have a prime number to divide the given numbers.
Irrespective of the method, the solution to our question LCM of 3 and 16 is the same.