# What is the LCM of 5, 8 and 9?

Apr 15, 2016

LCM is $360$.

#### Explanation:

Prime factors of

$5$ are just $5$, of

$8$ just $2 \times 2 \times 2$ and of

$9$ just $3 \times 3$.

There is nothing common between them.

Hence their LCM is $5 \times 8 \times 9 = 360$