# What is the least common multiple of 5 and 60?

Apr 13, 2016

$60$

#### Explanation:

Whenever you have to find Least Common Multiple of two numbers, among whom smaller is a factor of the larger, the larger number is the Least Common Multiple of two numbers.

Here numbers are $5$ and $60$ and $5$ is factor of $60$, hence $60$ is the Least Common Multiple.

Note Further, in such cases, smaller number is the greatest common factor of the two numbers. Here $5$ is the greatest common factor of the two numbers $5$ and $60$.