# Least Common Multiple of 291 and 295

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 291 and 295 is 85845.

LCM(291,295) = 85845

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## Least Common Multiple of 291 and 295 with GCF Formula

The formula of LCM is LCM(a,b) = ( a × b) / GCF(a,b).
We need to calculate greatest common factor 291 and 295, than apply into the LCM equation.

GCF(291,295) = 1
LCM(291,295) = ( 291 × 295) / 1
LCM(291,295) = 85845 / 1
LCM(291,295) = 85845

## Least Common Multiple (LCM) of 291 and 295 with Primes

Least common multiple can be found by multiplying the highest exponent prime factors of 291 and 295. First we will calculate the prime factors of 291 and 295.

### Prime Factorization of 291

Prime factors of 291 are 3, 97. Prime factorization of 291 in exponential form is:

291 = 31 × 971

### Prime Factorization of 295

Prime factors of 295 are 5, 59. Prime factorization of 295 in exponential form is:

295 = 51 × 591

Now multiplying the highest exponent prime factors to calculate the LCM of 291 and 295.

LCM(291,295) = 31 × 971 × 51 × 591
LCM(291,295) = 85845