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 when we don't have a prime number to divide the given numbers.