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What is the LCM of 4 and 16?

1 Answer
Nov 5, 2016

Answer:

#LCM(4,16)=16#

Explanation:

write down the multiples of both numbers until you have the common ones, then choose the smallest.

multiples of 4:

#{4,8,12,16,20,24,28,32,36,40,44,48,......}#

multiples of 16:

#{16, 32, 48,......}#

#{4,8,12,16,20,24,28,32,36,40,44,48.....}nn{16, 32, 48,......}#

#{16, 32,48......}#

#LCM(4,16)=16#