# 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

## Explanation:

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