Posted by Lexi on Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 8:41pm.
Hello, im in 6th grade and im trying to find out the least common multiple of a number and the greatest common factor of a number. I don't know what they are. thanks

Math  Ms. Sue, Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 8:50pm
The least common multiple is the smallest number that can be evenly divided by two or more numbers.
LCM: 3, 4 = 12
LCM: 2, 5 = 10
http://www.mathsisfun.com/leastcommonmultiple.html
The greatest common factor is the largest number that goes into two or more numbers.
GCF: 6, 12 = 6
GCF: 3, 5, 15 = 3
http://www.mathsisfun.com/greatestcommonfactor.html