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What is the LCM of 5 and 1?

The LCM of 5 and 1 is 5.

Steps to find LCM

  1. Find the prime factorization of 5
    5 = 5
  2. Find the prime factorization of 1
    1 = 1
  3. Multiply each factor the greater number of times it occurs in steps i) or ii) above to find the LCM:

    LCM = 5

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