What is the LCM of 8 and 14?
LCM of 8 and 14 is the least(smallest) number which is exactly divisible by both 8 and 14
Answer: LCM of 8 and 14 is 56
Lets see how to find the LCM of 8 and 14
The least common multiple is the smallest number which is exactly or perfectly divisible by the given numbers.
Methods to Find LCM of 8 and 14
Let us use the following methods to find the LCM of 8 and 14
- Listing the Multiples
LCM of 8 and 14 by Listing Method
In this method, we list the first few multiples of 8 and 14 and identify the common multiples.
The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 8 and 14
LCM of 8 and 14 by Formula Method
Formula to find LCM is LCM(a,b) = (a × b) / GCF(a,b)
The Greatest Common Factor of (8,14): 2
LCM of 8 and 14 = (8 ×14)
= 112/2 = 56
LCM of 8 and 14 = 56
Irrespective of the method, the solution to our question LCM of 8 and 14 is the same.