# What is the least common multiple of #{8, 12, 16, 3}?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 10, 2018

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#### Explanation:

Let's first do prime factorizations:

Now we look for the largest grouping of each prime in the factorizations.

For the number 2, the largest grouping is in 16:

The other prime factor is 3. We need one of those (since both 12 and 3 only have one):