# How do you find the LCM of 3t,8t^2?

$24 {t}^{2}$
$8 {t}^{2} = 2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2 \cdot t \cdot t$
$3 t = 3 \cdot t$
$8 \cdot 3 \cdot {t}^{2} = 24 \cdot {t}^{2}$