# What is the least common multiple of 10 and 8?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 13, 2018

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#### Explanation:

Factor both numbers and look for unique non repeated factors.

Multiply the unique non repeated factors to find the Least Common Multiple

There are three unique factors of 2. 10 has 1 8 has 3 so the 1 factor of 2 in 10 is repeated in the 3 factors of 2 in 8 .

There is 1 factor of 5 so

The Least Common Factor =