Posted by **Will** on Monday, February 11, 2008 at 8:27pm.

When finidng the lest common multiply why how do you know which way to list the factoring so that you get the LCM

12=2*2*3

16=2*2*2

I say 2*2*2*3=24

LCM should be 48

What am I doing worng?

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