# What is the LCM of 8 and 20?

The smallest or lowest possible number which is exactly divisible by both 8 and 20 is the LCM of 8 and 20.

## Answer: LCM of 8 and 20 is 40

Lets see how to find the LCM of 8 and 20

## Explanation:

The lowest common multiple is the smallest number which is exactly divisible by both the given numbers.

## Methods to Find LCM of 8 and 20

Let us use the following methods to find the LCM of 8 and 20

- Listing the Multiples
- Formula

### LCM of 8 and 20: Listing Method

Step 1: Write the first few multiples of both the given numbers.

Step 2: Spot the common multiples amongst the listed ones.

### LCM of 8 and 20: Common Division Method

In this 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 and 20 is the same.

### Therefore, LCM of 8 and 20 is 40

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