# 148 and 185 LCM LCM of 148 and 185 is equal to 740. The comprehensive work provides more insight of how to find what is the lcm of 148 and 185 by using prime factors and special division methods, and the example use case of mathematics and real world problems.

what is the lcm of 148 and 185?
lcm (148   185) = (?)
148 => 2 x 2 x 37
185 => 5 x 37

= 37 x 2 x 2 x 5
= 740
lcm (148 and 185) = 740
740 is the lcm of 148 and 185.

where,
148 is a positive integer,
185 is a positive integer,
740 is the lcm of 148 and 185,
{37} in {2 x 2 x 37, 5 x 37} is the common factors of 148 and 185,
{2 x 2 x 5} in {2 x 2 x 37, 5 x 37} are the uncommon factors of 148 and 185.

Use in Mathematics: LCM of 148 and 185
The below are some of the mathematical applications where lcm of 148 and 185 can be used:

1. to find the least number which is exactly divisible by 148 and 185.
2. to find the common denominator for two fractions having 148 and 185 as denominators in the unlike fractions addition or subtraction.
Use in Real-world Problems: 148 and 185 lcm
In the context of lcm real world problems, the lcm of 148 and 185 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 148 seconds and bell B tolls at 185 seconds repeatedly. The answer is that all bells A and B toll together at 740 seconds for the first time, at 1480 seconds for the second time, at 2220 seconds for the third time and so on.

Important Notes: 148 and 185 lcm
The below are the important notes to be remembered while solving the lcm of 148 and 185:
1. The common prime factors and the remaining prime factors of 148 and 185 should be multiplied to find the least common multiple of 148 and 185, when solving lcm by using prime factors method.
2. The results of lcm of 148 and 185, and the lcm of 185 and 148 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 148 and 185?

The below solved example with step by step work shows how to find what is the lcm of 148 and 185 by using prime factors method and division method.

Solved example using prime factors method:
What is the LCM of 148 and 185?

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
A = 148
B = 185

What to be found:
find the lcm of 148 and 185

step 2 Find the prime factors of 148 and 185:
Prime factors of 148 = 2 x 2 x 37
Prime factors of 185 = 5 x 37

step 3 Identify the repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 148 and 185:
{37} is the most repeated factor and {2 x 2 x 5} are the non-repeated factors of 148 and 185.

step 4 Find the product of repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 148 and 185:
= 37 x 2 x 2 x 5
= 740
lcm(148 and 185) = 740

Hence,
lcm of 148 and 185 is 740

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 148 and 185.

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
Integers: 148 and 185

What to be found:
lcm (148, 185) = ?

step 2 Arrange the given integers in the horizontal form with space or comma separated format:
148 and 185

step 3 Choose the divisor which divides each or most of the given integers (148 and 185), 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 148 and 185 is not divisible by the selected divisor; repeat the same process until all the integers are brought to 1 as like below:

 2 148 185 2 74 185 5 37 185 37 37 37 1 1

step 4 Multiply the divisors to find the lcm of 148 and 185:
= 2 x 2 x 5 x 37
= 740
LCM(148, 185) = 740

The least common multiple for two numbers 148 and 185 is 740 