what is the lowest common multiple of 8 and 14


Question: What is the lowest common multiple of 8 and 14?

LCM also known as the least common multiple 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's look into the multiples of 8 and 14

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

Thus, the lowest common multiple of 8 and 14 is 56