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.

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

Here’s a quick way to find the Least Common Multiple for a pair of numbers. It involves two short, quick steps: reducing a fraction. Then flipping it and multiplying.

# Find the LCM in a way that makes sense! (Part 2)

Two little exceptions to the technique laid out in yesterday’s post. To make sure you don’t overlook the exceptions, read this post today.

# Find the LCM in a way that makes sense! (Part 1)

For the most part, when you set out to find the least common multiple for a pair of numbers, you are asked to go through a bunch of steps that don’t really make sense. Till now! Here’s a way to find the LCM that truly does make sense. This post explains it in clear English, […]

# How to Find the LCM – FAST!!!

Quick way to find the LCM for any pair of numbers.