What is LCM of 8, 12, and 16?
LCM of 8, 12, and 16 is the least number which is exactly divisible by 8, 12, and 16.
Answer: LCM of 8, 12, and 16 is 48
Least Common Multiple (LCM ) 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 8, 12, and 16 by Listing Method
In this method, we list the first few multiples of 8, 12, and 16 and identify the common multiples.
The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 8, 12, and 16
LCM of 8, 12, and 16 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 8, 12, and 16 is the same.