What is The LCM of 72 and 24
LCM of 72 and 24 is the least number which is exactly divisible by 72 and 24.
Answer: LCM of 72 and 24 is 72
Let's find the LCM of 72 and 24
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.
LCM of 72 and 24 by Listing Method
In this method, we list the first few multiples of 72 and 24 and identify the common multiples.
The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 72 and 24
LCM of 72 and 24 by Common Division Method
In this division method, we divide the numbers simultaneously with prime numbers and stop it when we don't have a prime number to divide the given numbers.
Irrespective of the method, the solution to our question LCM of 72 and 24 is the same.