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What is the Least Common Multiple of 4 and 9?

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 4 and 9 is 36.

LCM(4,9) = 36

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Least Common Multiple of 4 and 9 with GCF Formula

The formula of LCM is LCM(a,b) = ( a × b) / GCF(a,b).
We need to calculate greatest common factor 4 and 9, than apply into the LCM equation.

GCF(4,9) = 1
LCM(4,9) = ( 4 × 9) / 1
LCM(4,9) = 36 / 1
LCM(4,9) = 36

Least Common Multiple (LCM) of 4 and 9 with Primes

Least common multiple can be found by multiplying the highest exponent prime factors of 4 and 9. First we will calculate the prime factors of 4 and 9.

Prime Factorization of 4

Prime factors of 4 are 2. Prime factorization of 4 in exponential form is:

4 = 22

Prime Factorization of 9

Prime factors of 9 are 3. Prime factorization of 9 in exponential form is:

9 = 32

Now multiplying the highest exponent prime factors to calculate the LCM of 4 and 9.

LCM(4,9) = 22 × 32
LCM(4,9) = 36

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guest 2019-05-14 14:49:58

ya same all i need to know is the lcm of 9 and 4

Guest 2019-02-05 06:44:07

i like but can u send me a lcm of 9 and 4 plz and thx

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