# What is the LCM of 4 and 13?

LCM of 4 and 13 is the smallest number that is exactly divisible by both of them.

## Answer: LCM of 4 and 13 is 52

The least common multiple of 4 and 13 is the smallest number that is exactly divisible by both of them without any remainder.

Let us see how to calculate it below:

## Explanation:

### LCM of 4 and 13 by listing the common factors:

In this method, we list the first few multiples of 4 and 13 to identify their common multiples.

Multiples of 4= 4, 8,12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, **52**,...

Multiples of 13= 13, 26, 39, **52**,...

The least among the common multiples is 52, which is the LCM of 4 and 13.

### LCM of 4 and 13 by Division Method:

In this division method, we divide 4 and 13 simultaneously with prime numbers and stop it when we don't have a prime number to divide them further.

The product of the prime numbers used for the division is the LCM of 4 and 13.