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What is the Least Common Multiple of 191 and 198?

Least common multiple or lowest common denominator (lcd) can be calculated in two way; with the LCM formula calculation of greatest common factor (GCF), or multiplying the prime factors with the highest exponent factor.

Least common multiple (LCM) of 191 and 198 is 37818.

LCM(191,198) = 37818

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Least Common Multiple of 191 and 198 with GCF Formula

The formula of LCM is LCM(a,b) = ( a × b) / GCF(a,b).
We need to calculate greatest common factor 191 and 198, than apply into the LCM equation.

GCF(191,198) = 1
LCM(191,198) = ( 191 × 198) / 1
LCM(191,198) = 37818 / 1
LCM(191,198) = 37818

Least Common Multiple (LCM) of 191 and 198 with Primes

Least common multiple can be found by multiplying the highest exponent prime factors of 191 and 198. First we will calculate the prime factors of 191 and 198.

Prime Factorization of 191

Prime factors of 191 are 191. Prime factorization of 191 in exponential form is:

191 = 1911

Prime Factorization of 198

Prime factors of 198 are 2, 3, 11. Prime factorization of 198 in exponential form is:

198 = 21 × 32 × 111

Now multiplying the highest exponent prime factors to calculate the LCM of 191 and 198.

LCM(191,198) = 1911 × 21 × 32 × 111
LCM(191,198) = 37818

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