What is The LCM of 5,10 and 15?
LCM of 5, 10, and 15 is the least number found which is exactly divisible by 5, 10, and 15.
Answer: LCM of 5, 10, and 15 is 30
Least Common Multiple is the smallest number in which the given numbers divide exactly.
We can find the LCM of the numbers in many ways the commonly used methods are listed below.
Listing Method: To find LCM of 5, 10, and 15
In this method, we list the first few multiples of 5, 10, and 15 and identify the common multiples.
The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 5, 10, and 15
Common Division Method: To find LCM of 5, 10, and 15
- All the three numbers are divided simultaneously by prime numbers.
- Division is to be continued until no more prime numbers are left to take the division further ahead.
Both of these methods lead to the exact same answer.