# Question: What is the LCM of 33 and 44?

Least Common Multiple of 33 and 44 is the smallest number that will divide 33 and 44 exactly.

## Answer: LCM of 33 and 44 is 132

The two methods that are used to find the LCM of 33 and 44 are given below.

## Explanation:

For 33 and 44, the smallest number which would be perfectly divisible by them is their LCM which is 132. Look at the two methods explained to find the LCM of 33 and 44

- LCM of 33 and 44 by Listing Method
- LCM of 33 and 44 by Common Division Method

### Method1: LCM of 33 and 44 by Listing Method

List the first few multiples of 33 and 44 and find the common multiples.

- Multiples of 33: 33, 66, 99,
**132**, 165, 198 - Multiples of 44: 44, 88,
**132**, 176, 220

The smallest among the common multiples is the LCM of 33 and 44, which in the above case we can see is 132. So,

### Method2: LCM of 33 and 44 by Common Division Method

Here we will divide the numbers 33 and 44 simultaneously with prime numbers until we don't have a prime number to further divide both 33 and 44.

### Therefore: LCM of 33 and 44 is 132

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