# 106 and 162 LCM LCM of 106 and 162 is equal to 8586. The comprehensive work provides more insight of how to find what is the lcm of 106 and 162 by using prime factors and special division methods, and the example use case of mathematics and real world problems.

what is the lcm of 106 and 162?
lcm (106   162) = (?)
106 => 2 x 53
162 => 2 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3

= 2 x 53 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3
= 8586
lcm (106 and 162) = 8586
8586 is the lcm of 106 and 162.

where,
106 is a positive integer,
162 is a positive integer,
8586 is the lcm of 106 and 162,
{2} in {2 x 53, 2 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3} is the common factors of 106 and 162,
{53 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3} in {2 x 53, 2 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3} are the uncommon factors of 106 and 162.

Use in Mathematics: LCM of 106 and 162
The below are some of the mathematical applications where lcm of 106 and 162 can be used:

1. to find the least number which is exactly divisible by 106 and 162.
2. to find the common denominator for two fractions having 106 and 162 as denominators in the unlike fractions addition or subtraction.
Use in Real-world Problems: 106 and 162 lcm
In the context of lcm real world problems, the lcm of 106 and 162 helps to find the exact time when two similar and recurring events with different time schedule happens together at the same time. For example, the real world problems involve lcm in situations to find at what time the bells A and B all toll together, if bell A tolls at 106 seconds and bell B tolls at 162 seconds repeatedly. The answer is that all bells A and B toll together at 8586 seconds for the first time, at 17172 seconds for the second time, at 25758 seconds for the third time and so on.

Important Notes: 106 and 162 lcm
The below are the important notes to be remembered while solving the lcm of 106 and 162:
1. The common prime factors and the remaining prime factors of 106 and 162 should be multiplied to find the least common multiple of 106 and 162, when solving lcm by using prime factors method.
2. The results of lcm of 106 and 162, and the lcm of 162 and 106 are identical, it means the order of given numbers in the lcm calculation doesn't affect the results.
For values other than 106 and 162, use this below tool:

## How-to: What is the LCM of 106 and 162?

The below solved example with step by step work shows how to find what is the lcm of 106 and 162 by using prime factors method and division method.

Solved example using prime factors method:
What is the LCM of 106 and 162?

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
A = 106
B = 162

What to be found:
find the lcm of 106 and 162

step 2 Find the prime factors of 106 and 162:
Prime factors of 106 = 2 x 53
Prime factors of 162 = 2 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3

step 3 Identify the repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 106 and 162:
{2} is the most repeated factor and {53 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3} are the non-repeated factors of 106 and 162.

step 4 Find the product of repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 106 and 162:
= 2 x 53 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3
= 8586
lcm(106 and 162) = 8586

Hence,
lcm of 106 and 162 is 8586

Solved example using special division method:
This special division method is the easiest way to understand the entire calculation of what is the lcm of 106 and 162.

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
Integers: 106 and 162

What to be found:
lcm (106, 162) = ?

step 2 Arrange the given integers in the horizontal form with space or comma separated format:
106 and 162

step 3 Choose the divisor which divides each or most of the given integers (106 and 162), divide each integers separately and write down the quotient in the next line right under the respective integers. Bring down the integer to the next line if any integer in 106 and 162 is not divisible by the selected divisor; repeat the same process until all the integers are brought to 1 as like below:

 2 106 162 3 53 81 3 53 27 3 53 9 3 53 3 53 53 1 1 1

step 4 Multiply the divisors to find the lcm of 106 and 162:
= 2 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 53
= 8586
LCM(106, 162) = 8586

The least common multiple for two numbers 106 and 162 is 8586 