# 136 and 187 LCM LCM of 136 and 187 is equal to 1496. The comprehensive work provides more insight of how to find what is the lcm of 136 and 187 by using prime factors and special division methods, and the example use case of mathematics and real world problems.

what is the lcm of 136 and 187?
lcm (136   187) = (?)
136 => 2 x 2 x 2 x 17
187 => 11 x 17

= 17 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 11
= 1496
lcm (136 and 187) = 1496
1496 is the lcm of 136 and 187.

where,
136 is a positive integer,
187 is a positive integer,
1496 is the lcm of 136 and 187,
{17} in {2 x 2 x 2 x 17, 11 x 17} is the common factors of 136 and 187,
{2 x 2 x 2 x 11} in {2 x 2 x 2 x 17, 11 x 17} are the uncommon factors of 136 and 187.

Use in Mathematics: LCM of 136 and 187
The below are some of the mathematical applications where lcm of 136 and 187 can be used:

1. to find the least number which is exactly divisible by 136 and 187.
2. to find the common denominator for two fractions having 136 and 187 as denominators in the unlike fractions addition or subtraction.
Use in Real-world Problems: 136 and 187 lcm
In the context of lcm real world problems, the lcm of 136 and 187 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 136 seconds and bell B tolls at 187 seconds repeatedly. The answer is that all bells A and B toll together at 1496 seconds for the first time, at 2992 seconds for the second time, at 4488 seconds for the third time and so on.

Important Notes: 136 and 187 lcm
The below are the important notes to be remembered while solving the lcm of 136 and 187:
1. The common prime factors and the remaining prime factors of 136 and 187 should be multiplied to find the least common multiple of 136 and 187, when solving lcm by using prime factors method.
2. The results of lcm of 136 and 187, and the lcm of 187 and 136 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 136 and 187?

The below solved example with step by step work shows how to find what is the lcm of 136 and 187 by using prime factors method and division method.

Solved example using prime factors method:
What is the LCM of 136 and 187?

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
A = 136
B = 187

What to be found:
find the lcm of 136 and 187

step 2 Find the prime factors of 136 and 187:
Prime factors of 136 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 17
Prime factors of 187 = 11 x 17

step 3 Identify the repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 136 and 187:
{17} is the most repeated factor and {2 x 2 x 2 x 11} are the non-repeated factors of 136 and 187.

step 4 Find the product of repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 136 and 187:
= 17 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 11
= 1496
lcm(136 and 187) = 1496

Hence,
lcm of 136 and 187 is 1496

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 136 and 187.

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
Integers: 136 and 187

What to be found:
lcm (136, 187) = ?

step 2 Arrange the given integers in the horizontal form with space or comma separated format:
136 and 187

step 3 Choose the divisor which divides each or most of the given integers (136 and 187), 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 136 and 187 is not divisible by the selected divisor; repeat the same process until all the integers are brought to 1 as like below:

 2 136 187 2 68 187 2 34 187 11 17 187 17 17 17 1 1

step 4 Multiply the divisors to find the lcm of 136 and 187:
= 2 x 2 x 2 x 11 x 17
= 1496
LCM(136, 187) = 1496

The least common multiple for two numbers 136 and 187 is 1496 