# 116 and 145 LCM LCM of 116 and 145 is equal to 580. The comprehensive work provides more insight of how to find what is the lcm of 116 and 145 by using prime factors and special division methods, and the example use case of mathematics and real world problems.

what is the lcm of 116 and 145?
lcm (116   145) = (?)
116 => 2 x 2 x 29
145 => 5 x 29

= 29 x 2 x 2 x 5
= 580
lcm (116 and 145) = 580
580 is the lcm of 116 and 145.

where,
116 is a positive integer,
145 is a positive integer,
580 is the lcm of 116 and 145,
{29} in {2 x 2 x 29, 5 x 29} is the common factors of 116 and 145,
{2 x 2 x 5} in {2 x 2 x 29, 5 x 29} are the uncommon factors of 116 and 145.

Use in Mathematics: LCM of 116 and 145
The below are some of the mathematical applications where lcm of 116 and 145 can be used:

1. to find the least number which is exactly divisible by 116 and 145.
2. to find the common denominator for two fractions having 116 and 145 as denominators in the unlike fractions addition or subtraction.
Use in Real-world Problems: 116 and 145 lcm
In the context of lcm real world problems, the lcm of 116 and 145 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 116 seconds and bell B tolls at 145 seconds repeatedly. The answer is that all bells A and B toll together at 580 seconds for the first time, at 1160 seconds for the second time, at 1740 seconds for the third time and so on.

Important Notes: 116 and 145 lcm
The below are the important notes to be remembered while solving the lcm of 116 and 145:
1. The common prime factors and the remaining prime factors of 116 and 145 should be multiplied to find the least common multiple of 116 and 145, when solving lcm by using prime factors method.
2. The results of lcm of 116 and 145, and the lcm of 145 and 116 are identical, it means the order of given numbers in the lcm calculation doesn't affect the results.
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## How-to: What is the LCM of 116 and 145?

The below solved example with step by step work shows how to find what is the lcm of 116 and 145 by using prime factors method and division method.

Solved example using prime factors method:
What is the LCM of 116 and 145?

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
A = 116
B = 145

What to be found:
find the lcm of 116 and 145

step 2 Find the prime factors of 116 and 145:
Prime factors of 116 = 2 x 2 x 29
Prime factors of 145 = 5 x 29

step 3 Identify the repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 116 and 145:
{29} is the most repeated factor and {2 x 2 x 5} are the non-repeated factors of 116 and 145.

step 4 Find the product of repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 116 and 145:
= 29 x 2 x 2 x 5
= 580
lcm(116 and 145) = 580

Hence,
lcm of 116 and 145 is 580

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 116 and 145.

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
Integers: 116 and 145

What to be found:
lcm (116, 145) = ?

step 2 Arrange the given integers in the horizontal form with space or comma separated format:
116 and 145

step 3 Choose the divisor which divides each or most of the given integers (116 and 145), 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 116 and 145 is not divisible by the selected divisor; repeat the same process until all the integers are brought to 1 as like below:

 2 116 145 2 58 145 5 29 145 29 29 29 1 1

step 4 Multiply the divisors to find the lcm of 116 and 145:
= 2 x 2 x 5 x 29
= 580
LCM(116, 145) = 580

The least common multiple for two numbers 116 and 145 is 580 