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Least Common Multiple of 900 and 920

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 900 and 920 is 41400.

LCM(900,920) = 41400

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Least Common Multiple of 900 and 920 with GCF Formula

The formula of LCM is LCM(a,b) = ( a × b) / GCF(a,b).
We need to calculate greatest common factor 900 and 920, than apply into the LCM equation.

GCF(900,920) = 20
LCM(900,920) = ( 900 × 920) / 20
LCM(900,920) = 828000 / 20
LCM(900,920) = 41400

Least Common Multiple (LCM) of 900 and 920 with Primes

Least common multiple can be found by multiplying the highest exponent prime factors of 900 and 920. First we will calculate the prime factors of 900 and 920.

Prime Factorization of 900

Prime factors of 900 are 2, 3, 5. Prime factorization of 900 in exponential form is:

900 = 22 × 32 × 52

Prime Factorization of 920

Prime factors of 920 are 2, 5, 23. Prime factorization of 920 in exponential form is:

920 = 23 × 51 × 231

Now multiplying the highest exponent prime factors to calculate the LCM of 900 and 920.

LCM(900,920) = 23 × 32 × 52 × 231
LCM(900,920) = 41400

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