# How do you find the LCM of 14, 6?

Nov 30, 2016

The LCM is $42$

#### Explanation:

Factor the two numbers:

$14 = 2 \cdot 7$
$6 = 2 \cdot 3$

The LCM is the product of all factors, common or non common taken once with the highest exponent.

In this case:

$L C M = 2 \cdot 3 \cdot 7 = 42$