# What is the LCM of 25 and 16?

The LCM (Least Common Multiple) of 25 and 16 is the least number which is exactly divisible by the numbers 25 and 16.

## Answer: LCM of 25 and 16 is 400

The two methods are shown below to find the LCM of 25 and 16.

**Explanation:**

The following two methods are explained to find the LCM (25, 16)

- LCM of 25 and 16 by Listing Method
- LCM of 25 and 16 by Common Division Method

### Method1: LCM of 25 and 16 by Listing Method

List the first few multiples of 25 and 16 and identify the common multiples.

The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 25 and 16

So, by this method, LCM of 25 and 16 is 400

### Method2: LCM of 25 and 16 by Common Division Method

In this division method, we divide the numbers 25 and 16 simultaneously with prime numbers and stop the dividing process when we don't have a prime number to divide either of 25 and 16.

So, LCM (25, 16) = 400

By using any of the above methods, the answer to LCM of 25 and 16 is the same.