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Least Common Multiple of 2700 and 3240

Least common multiple (LCM) of 2700 and 3240 is 16200.

LCM(2700,3240) = 16200

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.

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Least Common Multiple of 2700 and 3240 with GCF Formula

The formula of LCM is LCM(a,b) = ( a × b) / GCF(a,b).
We need to calculate greatest common factor 2700 and 3240, than apply into the LCM equation.

GCF(2700,3240) = 540
LCM(2700,3240) = ( 2700 × 3240) / 540
LCM(2700,3240) = 8748000 / 540
LCM(2700,3240) = 16200

Least Common Multiple (LCM) of 2700 and 3240 with Primes

Least common multiple can be found by multiplying the highest exponent prime factors of 2700 and 3240. First we will calculate the prime factors of 2700 and 3240.

Prime Factorization of 2700

Prime factors of 2700 are 2, 3, 5. Prime factorization of 2700 in exponential form is:

2700 = 22 × 33 × 52

Prime Factorization of 3240

Prime factors of 3240 are 2, 3, 5. Prime factorization of 3240 in exponential form is:

3240 = 23 × 34 × 51

Now multiplying the highest exponent prime factors to calculate the LCM of 2700 and 3240.

LCM(2700,3240) = 23 × 34 × 52
LCM(2700,3240) = 16200

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