Worksheet: The Least Common Multiple
In this worksheet, we will practice finding the least common multiple of two or more numbers.
Find the two numbers whose LCM is 45 and sum is 54.
- A9 and 45
- B18 and 36
- C10 and 47
- D18 and 90
A quarter moon occurs every 15 days. If the last quarter moon occurred on a Monday, how many days will pass before a quarter moon occurs again on a Monday?
David is printing green and yellow stickers. He noticed that a page can fit 6 green stickers or 8 yellow ones. If he wants to print the exact same number of green and yellow stickers, what is the least number of green stickers he could print?
Every 3 years, Huntington School hosts the state gymnastics competition. Every 7 years, it hosts the state math competition. If the last time the school hosted both events in the same year was in 2003, in what year will the school host both events in the same year again?
What is the least common multiple of 4 and 9?
What is the least common multiple of 4 and 10?
What is the least common multiple of 7 and 5?
Find the LCM of , and 4.
List the next five common multiples after the LCM of 2 and 16.
- A32, 64, 96, 128, 160
- B16, 32, 48, 64, 80
- C4, 6, 8, 10, 12
- D4, 8, 12, 16, 20
- E32, 48, 64, 80, 96
Victoria goes to the library every 6 weeks. Scarlett goes to the same library every 7 weeks. If they met at the library one day, how long would it be before both of them are at the library in the same week again?
Write three numbers that have an LCM of 210.
- A2, 5, 7
- B2, 15, 21
- C2, 7, 21
- D2, 15, 5
- E5, 15, 21
What is the least common multiple of 8 and 10?
What is the least common multiple of 6 and 10?
Jacob and Anthony are hosting a BBQ party. Jacob is buying hamburgers that come in packs of 9, and Anthony is buying buns that come in packs of 6. Given that they want to buy the same number of hamburgers and buns, find the least number of hamburgers they can buy.
What is the least common multiple of 6 and 3?
Chloe is buying disposable cups and plates for a party. Cups come in packs of 6 and plates in packs of 8. The store does not sell parts of a pack, and Chloe wants to have the same number of cups as plates. What is the smallest total number of cups she can purchase?
The LCM of two consecutive positive numbers is greater than 300 and is a multiple of 9. Determine the least possible values of the two numbers.
- A17, 19
- B18, 18
- C17, 18
- D18, 19
Which of the following describes all of the common multiples of 28 and 42? Note that is any positive, whole numbers.
What is the least common multiple of 6 and 2?
In an inline speed skating competition, Ethan completes each lap in 20 seconds, Benjamin completes each lap in minutes, and Daniel completes each lap in 30 seconds. Given that they all start skating simultaneously, determine how many minutes will pass before they all cross the start line together again.
- A min
- B1 min
- C min
- D4 min
Isabella goes to the park every two days, and she goes to the ice cream shop once a week. One day, Isabella went to the park and then went to the ice cream shop. How many days will pass before she does both activities on the same day again?
Elizabeth and Madison start running in the park together. It takes Elizabeth 4 minutes and Madison 6 minutes to run one lap. How long before they are together again at the starting point?
- A18 minutes
- B8 minutes
- C12 minutes
- D4 minutes
- E6 minutes
Is the following statement true or false? The LCM of an odd number and an even number is always even.