# How do you find the Least common multiple of #18xy^2, 15y^3#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 12, 2018

The LCM is

#### Explanation:

To find the LCM, first find the prime factorization (a composite number being divided into prime numbers being multiplied together).

Now, circle the ones that they have in common. They each have at least one 3 and 2 y's. Multiply these together to get your LCM.