# What is The LCM of 36 and 42?

The number which is found to be the smallest and at the same time exactly divisible by 36 and 42 is the LCM of 36 and 42.

## Answer: LCM of 36 and 42 is 252

## Explanation:

Least Common Multiple :The number which is found to be the smallest and at the same time exactly divisible by the given numbers

We can find the LCM of the numbers in many ways the commonly used methods are listed below.

### Listing Method to find LCM of 36 and 42

In this method, we list the first few multiples of 36, and 42 and identify the common multiples.

The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 36, and 42

### Common Division Method LCM of 36 and 42

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.