Archive | Find the LCM

Journey to the LCM … and Beyond!

In this blog/video I want to take you a little bit deeper into the world of … the LCM! Yes, that fascinating little mathematical entity is beckoning us to explore it further. Several readers wrote to me after I posted my LCM “trick,” saying they want to see me demonstrate WHY this “shortcut” works. One […]

How to find the LCM — Intuitive Method

Recently I’ve been interested in discovering a cool, new way to get the LCM for a pair of numbers. Criteria:  Method that is short and sweet. Even more important, a method that makes sense INTUITIVELY. I can’t speak for any of you , but I’ve always felt that the standard techniques for finding the LCM […]