# Least Common Multiple of 8 and 13

Least common multiple (LCM) of 8 and 13 is 104.

LCM(8,13) = 104

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 8 and 13 with GCF Formula

The formula of LCM is LCM(a,b) = ( a × b) / GCF(a,b).
We need to calculate greatest common factor 8 and 13, than apply into the LCM equation.

GCF(8,13) = 1
LCM(8,13) = ( 8 × 13) / 1
LCM(8,13) = 104 / 1
LCM(8,13) = 104

## Least Common Multiple (LCM) of 8 and 13 with Primes

Least common multiple can be found by multiplying the highest exponent prime factors of 8 and 13. First we will calculate the prime factors of 8 and 13.

### Prime Factorization of 8

Prime factors of 8 are 2. Prime factorization of 8 in exponential form is:

8 = 23

### Prime Factorization of 13

Prime factors of 13 are 13. Prime factorization of 13 in exponential form is:

13 = 131

Now multiplying the highest exponent prime factors to calculate the LCM of 8 and 13.

LCM(8,13) = 23 × 131
LCM(8,13) = 104