What is the LCM of 4 and 6?

In arithmetic, the least common multiple or LCM of two numbers say a and b, is denoted as LCM (a,b). And the LCM is the smallest or least positive integer that is divisible by both a and b.

LCM of 4 and 6

First write the common multiples of all the two numbers.

Common Multiples of 4 : 4,8,12,16,20,24,28,…..

Common Multiples of 6: 6,12,18,24,30,36,42…..

From the above-given multiples of 4 and 6 is the multiple 12 is the smallest common multiple.

Therefore, LCM. of 4 and 6 is 12.

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