# What is The LCM of 9 and 24

Least Common Multiple of two or more numbers is the smallest number which is exactly divisible by the given numbers.

## Answer: LCM of 9 and 24 is 72

## Explanation:

LCM of 9 and 24 is the least number which is exactly divisible by both the numbers.

We can find the LCM by the following methods:

- Listing the common
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**LCM of 9 and 24 by Listing Method**

- Write the first few multiples of 9 and 24 and identify the common multiples.
- The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 9 and 24

**LCM of 9 and 24 by Common Division Method**

- Divide the numbers simultaneously by prime numbers
- Stop it when no prime number is left to further divide the given numbers.

LCM of 9 and 24 is** **2 * 2 * 2 * 3 * 3 which is equal to 72.