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What is the LCM of 132 and 1?

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Solution: The LCM of 132 and 1 is 132 Methods How to Find the LCM of 132 and 1 by Listing Common Multiples The first step to this method of finding the Least Common Multiple of 132 and 1 is to begin to list a few multiples for each number. If you need a refresher on how to find the multiples of these numbers, you can see the walkthroughs for those here: What are the Multiples of 132? What are the Multiples of 1? Let’s take a look at the first 10 multiples for each of these numbers, 132 and 1: First 10 Multiples of 132: 132, 264, 396, 528, 660, 792, 924, 1056, 1188, 1320 First 10 Multiples of 1: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 You can continue to list out the multiples of these numbers as long as needed to find a match. Once you do find a match, or several matches, the smallest of these matches would be the Least Common Multiple. For instance, the first matching multiple(s) of 132 and 1 are 132, 264, 396. Because 132 is the smallest, it is the least common multiple. The LCM of 132 and 1 is 132. Continue Practicing by Finding the LCM of Other Numbers Take a look at some of our other walkthroughs, and you’ll be sure to be an expert at finding the LCM of any numbers in no time! What is the LCM of 56 and 73? What is the LCM of 122 and 87? What is the LCM of 129 and 77? What is the LCM of 83 and 67? What is the LCM of 115 and 113?