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what is the answer to the lcm of 9, 36, 60

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Since 9 divides 36, we dont need to worry about it

36 = 3^2 x 2^2

60 = 3 x 5 x 2^2

Choosing each different factor once along with the highest power on that factor, we have

2^2  x 3^2 x 5  =

4 x 9 x 5 =

36 x 5  =

180     ...  and that's the LCM of all three numbers

 

  

CPhill  Apr 9, 2015
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Best Answer

Since 9 divides 36, we dont need to worry about it

36 = 3^2 x 2^2

60 = 3 x 5 x 2^2

Choosing each different factor once along with the highest power on that factor, we have

2^2  x 3^2 x 5  =

4 x 9 x 5 =

36 x 5  =

180     ...  and that's the LCM of all three numbers

 

  

CPhill  Apr 9, 2015

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