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What is the LCM of 24 and 42?

The lcm of 24 and 42 is 168.

Steps to find LCM

  1. Find the prime factorization of 24
    24 = 2 × 2 × 2 × 3
  2. Find the prime factorization of 42
    42 = 2 × 3 × 7
  3. Multiply each factor the greater number of times it occurs in steps i) or ii) above to find the lcm:

    LCM = 2 × 2 × 2 × 3 × 7
  4. LCM = 168

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