# What is the lowest common multiple of 8 and 14?

LCM is also known as the least common multiple which is the smallest positive number that is a multiple of two or more numbers.

## Answer: The lowest common multiple of 8 and 14 is 56.

Let us understand this with the help of the following explanation.

**Explanation:**

LCM of 8 and 14:

Let's list down the first few multiples of 8 and 14 as follows:

Multiples of 8 : 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 48, **56**, 64

Multiples of 14 : 14, 28, 42,** 56**, 70

Common multiple: 56

LCM (8,14) = 56