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**Least Common Multiple or Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)**

Least common multiple (also called the lowest

common multiple or smallest common multiple (LCM)

Find the LCM of 3 and 4

First fine the multiple of each number.

Find the multiples of 3

3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21

Find the multiples of 4

4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28

Find the lowest number they

both have in common

The LCM of 3 and 4 is 12