What is the LCM of 8 and 25?
Least Common Multiple of 8 and 25 will be the smallest number that exactly divides all of them without leaving a remainder.
Answer: The LCM of 8 and 25 is 200
Let's calculate the LCM of 8 and 25 using common division method
The numbers 8 and 25 will be divided simultaneously using their prime factors and the LCM will be the product of these factors
Thus, LCM of 8 and 25 is 200
Now, let's look into the formula method to calculate the LCM
We know that,
LCM (x, y) = (x × y) / GCF (x, y)
The Greatest Common Factor of (8,25) = 1
Therefore by substituting we get,
LCM of 8 and 25 = (8 × 25) / 1
LCM of 8 and 25 = 200