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Least Common Multiple of 216 and 226

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 216 and 226 is 24408.

LCM(216,226) = 24408

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Least Common Multiple of 216 and 226 with GCF Formula

The formula of LCM is LCM(a,b) = ( a × b) / GCF(a,b).
We need to calculate greatest common factor 216 and 226, than apply into the LCM equation.

GCF(216,226) = 2
LCM(216,226) = ( 216 × 226) / 2
LCM(216,226) = 48816 / 2
LCM(216,226) = 24408

Least Common Multiple (LCM) of 216 and 226 with Primes

Least common multiple can be found by multiplying the highest exponent prime factors of 216 and 226. First we will calculate the prime factors of 216 and 226.

Prime Factorization of 216

Prime factors of 216 are 2, 3. Prime factorization of 216 in exponential form is:

216 = 23 × 33

Prime Factorization of 226

Prime factors of 226 are 2, 113. Prime factorization of 226 in exponential form is:

226 = 21 × 1131

Now multiplying the highest exponent prime factors to calculate the LCM of 216 and 226.

LCM(216,226) = 23 × 33 × 1131
LCM(216,226) = 24408

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