What is the LCM of 59 and 29?
LCM of 59 and 29 is the least or the smallest number which is completely (leaving 0 as the remainder) divisible by both 59 and 29.
Answer: LCM of (59 and 29) is 1171
The least common multiple is the smallest number which is exactly divisible by both the given numbers.
Methods to Find LCM of 59 and 29
LCM of 59 and 29 through Common Division Method
Let's do it in stepwise manner:
- Take the numbers 29 and 59 together.
- Now these are to be divided by prime numbers.
- Division will stop once there is no prime number for further division.
LCM of 59 and 29 through Formula
Formula states: The product of any two numbers 'a' and 'b' is equal to the product of their GCF and LCM.
The formula of LCM is LCM (a,b) = (a × b) / GCF (a, b)
The greatest common factor of (59,29) = 1
LCM of 59 and 29 = (59 × 29) / 1
= 1171/1 = 1171
LCM of 59 and 29 = 1171
Irrespective of the method, the solution to our question LCM of 59 and 29 is the same.