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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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    that the right way to do it. You are right.

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    according to the book it should be 48

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