What is the lowest common multiple of 12 and 9?
Let us find the least common multiple of 12 and 9.
Answer: LCM of 12 and 9 is 36
LCM of 12 and 9 is the least number which is exactly divisible by both 12 and 9
The least common multiple is the smallest number which is exactly divisible by both the given numbers.
LCM of 12 and 9 by Listing Method
In this method, we list the first few multiples of 12 and 9 and identify the common multiples.
The least among the common multiples is the LCM of 12 and 9
LCM of 12 and 9 by Common Division Method
In this division 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.