# How do you find the LCM of 2 and 13?

##### 2 Answers

Apr 29, 2018

The LCM of 2 and 13 is 26

#### Explanation:

First, we list the multiples of both 2 and 13

Set 1 (2):

2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, **26**

Set 2 (13):

13, **26**

We can now see that 26 is the least common multiple of the two numbers as it occurs first in both sets.

May 13, 2018

#### Explanation:

Both

Therefore they cannot have any factors in common (apart from 1).

The LCM has to contain both