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 […]

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# Find the LCM – FAST!

Here’s a short video on how to find the LCM. It uses a trick that I have not seen anywhere else, and the approach is quite fast. The information in this video dovetails with the info in this post. I hope that you find this video helpful.

# 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 […]

# Find the LCM (aka LCD) in Two Easy Steps

This is really the “Week of the LCM” for me. Just as I was finishing my last post, on a new way to find the LCM for a pair of numbers, I discovered another way to do the same thing. I was looking at the problems at the end of my last post, these problems: […]