# What is the LCM of 7 and 11?

The least number which is exactly divisible by both 7 and 11 is called the least common multiple, in short, LCM.

## Answer: LCM of 7 and 11 is 77

Lets see how to find the LCM of 7 and 11

## Explanation:

The smallest number which the given numbers divide exactly is called as least common multiple.

The frequently used methods to find LCM(7,11) are mentioned below.

## Methods to Find LCM of 7 and 11

Let us use the following methods to find the LCM of 7 and 11

- Listing the Multiples
- Common Division

### Calculate LCM(7, 11) by Listing Method

Initially, we list the first few multiples of 7 and 11 and identify the common multiples.

The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 7 and 11

### Calculate LCM(7, 11) by Common Division Method

In this division method, we follow a 2-step process, in which we,

- divide the numbers simultaneously with prime numbers and
- stop it when we don't have a prime number to divide the given numbers.

The LCM or the least common multiple of 7 and 11 is the same, as it is unique and independent of the method.