# Least Common Multiple of 223 and 242

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 223 and 242 is 53966.

LCM(223,242) = 53966

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## Least Common Multiple of 223 and 242 with GCF Formula

The formula of LCM is LCM(a,b) = ( a × b) / GCF(a,b).
We need to calculate greatest common factor 223 and 242, than apply into the LCM equation.

GCF(223,242) = 1
LCM(223,242) = ( 223 × 242) / 1
LCM(223,242) = 53966 / 1
LCM(223,242) = 53966

## Least Common Multiple (LCM) of 223 and 242 with Primes

Least common multiple can be found by multiplying the highest exponent prime factors of 223 and 242. First we will calculate the prime factors of 223 and 242.

### Prime Factorization of 223

Prime factors of 223 are 223. Prime factorization of 223 in exponential form is:

223 = 2231

### Prime Factorization of 242

Prime factors of 242 are 2, 11. Prime factorization of 242 in exponential form is:

242 = 21 × 112

Now multiplying the highest exponent prime factors to calculate the LCM of 223 and 242.

LCM(223,242) = 2231 × 21 × 112
LCM(223,242) = 53966