# What is the least common multiple of 2, 9, and 6?

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Jun 29, 2017

#### Explanation:

We list the multiples for each number to detect the least common multiple.

As we can see, the least common multiple is

Jun 29, 2017

18

#### Explanation:

The Lowest Common Multiple or LCM is a number which has all of the given numbers as its factors and it is the smallest such number.

In this case, as all three numbers are small, so we can find the LCM directly by trial and error.

Start by checking the multiplication table of the largest number, 9.

#9xx1=9#

#9xx2=18#

Now,

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