LCM of** 40 **and **50** is **200**

**What is LCM?
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LCM stands for the least common multiple. The LCM of two numbers, such as **40** and **50****, **is the smallest number that is divisible by both **40**and **50** without producing a remainder.

**How to calculate the Lcm of 40 and 50
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You can calculate the LCM of **40** and **50**** **by using any of the two methods listed below.

**Method 1: By Prime Factorization
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**Step 1:** Find the prime factors of **40**

**2 X 2 X 2 X 5
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**Step 2:** Find the prime factors of **50**

**2 X 5 X 5**

**Step 3:** List the Prime factors of **40** and **50** the greatest number of times they occur.

**2 X 2 X 2 X 5 X 5
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**Step 4:** Multiply the answer above to get the lcm of **40** and **50** ** **which is: **200
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**Method 2: LCM by Long division
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We can also find the LCM of numbers using the long division method. Look at the image below to find out how to find LCM using Long division.

**Answer: 200
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