# What is the least common multiple of 15 and 50?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 2, 2016

The least common multiple is 150.

#### Explanation:

One easy way to determine lcm of small numbers is to multiply the larger number until a common multiple is found.

In this case, we can multiply 50 until we find a number that is divisible by 15.

not divisible by 15

not divisible by 15

divisible by 15

Therefore, the smallest number divisible by both 50 and 15 is 150.