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    143 and 169 LCM

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    LCM of 143 and 169 is equal to 1859. The comprehensive work provides more insight of how to find what is the lcm of 143 and 169 by using prime factors and special division methods, and the example use case of mathematics and real world problems.

    what is the lcm of 143 and 169?
    lcm (143   169) = (?)
    143 => 11 x 13
    169 => 13 x 13

    = 13 x 11 x 13
    = 1859
    lcm (143 and 169) = 1859
    1859 is the lcm of 143 and 169.

    where,
    143 is a positive integer,
    169 is a positive integer,
    1859 is the lcm of 143 and 169,
    {13} in {11 x 13, 13 x 13} is the common factors of 143 and 169,
    {11 x 13} in {11 x 13, 13 x 13} are the uncommon factors of 143 and 169.

    Use in Mathematics: LCM of 143 and 169
    The below are some of the mathematical applications where lcm of 143 and 169 can be used:

    1. to find the least number which is exactly divisible by 143 and 169.
    2. to find the common denominator for two fractions having 143 and 169 as denominators in the unlike fractions addition or subtraction.
    Use in Real-world Problems: 143 and 169 lcm
    In the context of lcm real world problems, the lcm of 143 and 169 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 143 seconds and bell B tolls at 169 seconds repeatedly. The answer is that all bells A and B toll together at 1859 seconds for the first time, at 3718 seconds for the second time, at 5577 seconds for the third time and so on.

    Important Notes: 143 and 169 lcm
    The below are the important notes to be remembered while solving the lcm of 143 and 169:
    1. The common prime factors and the remaining prime factors of 143 and 169 should be multiplied to find the least common multiple of 143 and 169, when solving lcm by using prime factors method.
    2. The results of lcm of 143 and 169, and the lcm of 169 and 143 are identical, it means the order of given numbers in the lcm calculation doesn't affect the results.
    For values other than 143 and 169, use this below tool:

    How-to: What is the LCM of 143 and 169?

    The below solved example with step by step work shows how to find what is the lcm of 143 and 169 by using prime factors method and division method.

    Solved example using prime factors method:
    What is the LCM of 143 and 169?

    step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
    Input parameters and values:
    A = 143
    B = 169

    What to be found:
    find the lcm of 143 and 169

    step 2 Find the prime factors of 143 and 169:
    Prime factors of 143 = 11 x 13
    Prime factors of 169 = 13 x 13

    step 3 Identify the repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 143 and 169:
    {13} is the most repeated factor and {11 x 13} are the non-repeated factors of 143 and 169.

    step 4 Find the product of repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 143 and 169:
    = 13 x 11 x 13
    = 1859
    lcm(143 and 169) = 1859

    Hence,
    lcm of 143 and 169 is 1859


    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 143 and 169.

    step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
    Input parameters and values:
    Integers: 143 and 169

    What to be found:
    lcm (143, 169) = ?

    step 2 Arrange the given integers in the horizontal form with space or comma separated format:
    143 and 169

    step 3 Choose the divisor which divides each or most of the given integers (143 and 169), 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 143 and 169 is not divisible by the selected divisor; repeat the same process until all the integers are brought to 1 as like below:

    11143169
    1313169
    13113
    11

    step 4 Multiply the divisors to find the lcm of 143 and 169:
    = 11 x 13 x 13
    = 1859
    LCM(143, 169) = 1859

    The least common multiple for two numbers 143 and 169 is 1859
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