The lowest common multiple of 24 and 40 is 120. The lowest common multiple (LCM) is the smallest common multiple of two or more numbers. It is done by listing the multiples for each whole number until at least two multiples are common to all lists.
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The LCM of 24 and 40 is 120. This is done by getting the multiples of 24 which are 0, 24, 48, 72, 96, 120… and the multiples of 40 which are 0, 40, 80, 120 ... Thus the lowest common multiple is seen to be 120.
In arithmetic and number theory, the least common multiple (also called the lowest common multiple or smallest common multiple) of two integers a and b, usually denoted by LCM(a, b), is the...