What is the LCM of 7 and 12?
Least Common Divisor of 7 and 12 is the least number which is exactly divisible by both 7 and 12.
Answer: LCM of 7 and 12 is 84
Lets see how to find the LCM of 7 and 12
The Least Common Multiple also referred to as the Lowest Common Multiple ( LCM ) and Least Common Divisor ( LCD) is the least number which the given number divides exactly.
We can find the LCM of the numbers in many ways, the commonly used methods are listed below.
Methods to Find LCM of 7 and 12
Let us use the following methods to find the LCM of 7 and 12
- Listing the Multiples
- Common Division
LCM of 7 and 12 by Listing Method
Let's find the multiples of 7 and 12 and find the first common multiple which will become the least common multiple
LCM of 7 and 12 by Common Division Method
Here we will divide the numbers simultaneously using prime numbers