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What is the Least Common Multiple of 241 and 258?

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 241 and 258 is 62178.

LCM(241,258) = 62178

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Least Common Multiple of 241 and 258 with GCF Formula

The formula of LCM is LCM(a,b) = ( a × b) / GCF(a,b).
We need to calculate greatest common factor 241 and 258, than apply into the LCM equation.

GCF(241,258) = 1
LCM(241,258) = ( 241 × 258) / 1
LCM(241,258) = 62178 / 1
LCM(241,258) = 62178

Least Common Multiple (LCM) of 241 and 258 with Primes

Least common multiple can be found by multiplying the highest exponent prime factors of 241 and 258. First we will calculate the prime factors of 241 and 258.

Prime Factorization of 241

Prime factors of 241 are 241. Prime factorization of 241 in exponential form is:

241 = 2411

Prime Factorization of 258

Prime factors of 258 are 2, 3, 43. Prime factorization of 258 in exponential form is:

258 = 21 × 31 × 431

Now multiplying the highest exponent prime factors to calculate the LCM of 241 and 258.

LCM(241,258) = 2411 × 21 × 31 × 431
LCM(241,258) = 62178

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