# What is the least common multiple of 9, 6, and 8?

Mar 9, 2017

72

#### Explanation:

2 |9, 6, 8|
2 |9, 3, 4|
2 |9, 3, 2|
3 |9, 3, 1|
3 |3, 1, 1|
|1, 1, 1|

LCM $= 2 \cdot 2 \cdot 2 \cdot 3 \cdot 3 = 72$