# What is the LCM of 48 and 60?

The least common multiple of 48 and 60 is the least number which is exactly divisible by 48 and 60.

## Answer: LCM of 48 and 60 is 240

Let is see how to find LCM of 48 and 60 in different ways.

## Explanation:

Look at the commonly used methods to find the LCM of 48 and 60

### Lowest Common Multiple of 48 and 60 by Listing Method

Follow the steps given below to find the LCM of 48 and 60.

**Step 1:**List the first few multiples of 48 and 60**Step 2:**Identify the common multiples of 48 and 60**Step 3:**LCM of 48 and 60 is equal to the least number among the common multiples of 48 and 60

Since 240 is the least common multiple of 48 and 60, LCM(48, 60) = 240

### Lowest Common Multiple of 48 and 60 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.

So, LCM of 48 and 60 is 240

Irrespective of the method, the solution to our question LCM of 48 and 60 is the same.