# 144 and 166 LCM LCM of 144 and 166 is equal to 11952. The comprehensive work provides more insight of how to find what is the lcm of 144 and 166 by using prime factors and special division methods, and the example use case of mathematics and real world problems.

what is the lcm of 144 and 166?
lcm (144   166) = (?)
144 => 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3
166 => 2 x 83

= 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 83
= 11952
lcm (144 and 166) = 11952
11952 is the lcm of 144 and 166.

where,
144 is a positive integer,
166 is a positive integer,
11952 is the lcm of 144 and 166,
{2} in {2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3, 2 x 83} is the common factors of 144 and 166,
{2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 83} in {2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3, 2 x 83} are the uncommon factors of 144 and 166.

Use in Mathematics: LCM of 144 and 166
The below are some of the mathematical applications where lcm of 144 and 166 can be used:

1. to find the least number which is exactly divisible by 144 and 166.
2. to find the common denominator for two fractions having 144 and 166 as denominators in the unlike fractions addition or subtraction.
Use in Real-world Problems: 144 and 166 lcm
In the context of lcm real world problems, the lcm of 144 and 166 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 144 seconds and bell B tolls at 166 seconds repeatedly. The answer is that all bells A and B toll together at 11952 seconds for the first time, at 23904 seconds for the second time, at 35856 seconds for the third time and so on.

Important Notes: 144 and 166 lcm
The below are the important notes to be remembered while solving the lcm of 144 and 166:
1. The common prime factors and the remaining prime factors of 144 and 166 should be multiplied to find the least common multiple of 144 and 166, when solving lcm by using prime factors method.
2. The results of lcm of 144 and 166, and the lcm of 166 and 144 are identical, it means the order of given numbers in the lcm calculation doesn't affect the results.
For values other than 144 and 166, use this below tool:

## How-to: What is the LCM of 144 and 166?

The below solved example with step by step work shows how to find what is the lcm of 144 and 166 by using prime factors method and division method.

Solved example using prime factors method:
What is the LCM of 144 and 166?

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
A = 144
B = 166

What to be found:
find the lcm of 144 and 166

step 2 Find the prime factors of 144 and 166:
Prime factors of 144 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3
Prime factors of 166 = 2 x 83

step 3 Identify the repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 144 and 166:
{2} is the most repeated factor and {2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 83} are the non-repeated factors of 144 and 166.

step 4 Find the product of repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 144 and 166:
= 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 83
= 11952
lcm(144 and 166) = 11952

Hence,
lcm of 144 and 166 is 11952

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 144 and 166.

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
Integers: 144 and 166

What to be found:
lcm (144, 166) = ?

step 2 Arrange the given integers in the horizontal form with space or comma separated format:
144 and 166

step 3 Choose the divisor which divides each or most of the given integers (144 and 166), 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 144 and 166 is not divisible by the selected divisor; repeat the same process until all the integers are brought to 1 as like below:

 2 144 166 2 72 83 2 36 83 2 18 83 3 9 83 3 3 83 83 1 83 1 1

step 4 Multiply the divisors to find the lcm of 144 and 166:
= 2 x 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3 x 83
= 11952
LCM(144, 166) = 11952

The least common multiple for two numbers 144 and 166 is 11952 