# 22 and 55 LCM LCM of 22 and 55 is equal to 110. The comprehensive work provides more insight of how to find what is the lcm of 22 and 55 by using prime factors and special division methods, and the example use case of mathematics and real world problems.

what is the lcm of 22 and 55?
lcm (22   55) = (?)
22 => 2 x 11
55 => 5 x 11

= 11 x 2 x 5
= 110
lcm (22 and 55) = 110
110 is the lcm of 22 and 55.

where,
22 is a positive integer,
55 is a positive integer,
110 is the lcm of 22 and 55,
{11} in {2 x 11, 5 x 11} is the common factors of 22 and 55,
{2 x 5} in {2 x 11, 5 x 11} are the uncommon factors of 22 and 55.

Use in Mathematics: LCM of 22 and 55
The below are some of the mathematical applications where lcm of 22 and 55 can be used:

1. to find the least number which is exactly divisible by 22 and 55.
2. to find the common denominator for two fractions having 22 and 55 as denominators in the unlike fractions addition or subtraction.
Use in Real-world Problems: 22 and 55 lcm
In the context of lcm real world problems, the lcm of 22 and 55 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 22 seconds and bell B tolls at 55 seconds repeatedly. The answer is that all bells A and B toll together at 110 seconds for the first time, at 220 seconds for the second time, at 330 seconds for the third time and so on.

Important Notes: 22 and 55 lcm
The below are the important notes to be remembered while solving the lcm of 22 and 55:
1. The common prime factors and the remaining prime factors of 22 and 55 should be multiplied to find the least common multiple of 22 and 55, when solving lcm by using prime factors method.
2. The results of lcm of 22 and 55, and the lcm of 55 and 22 are identical, it means the order of given numbers in the lcm calculation doesn't affect the results.
For values other than 22 and 55, use this below tool:

## How-to: What is the LCM of 22 and 55?

The below solved example with step by step work shows how to find what is the lcm of 22 and 55 by using prime factors method and division method.

Solved example using prime factors method:
What is the LCM of 22 and 55?

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
A = 22
B = 55

What to be found:
find the lcm of 22 and 55

step 2 Find the prime factors of 22 and 55:
Prime factors of 22 = 2 x 11
Prime factors of 55 = 5 x 11

step 3 Identify the repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 22 and 55:
{11} is the most repeated factor and {2 x 5} are the non-repeated factors of 22 and 55.

step 4 Find the product of repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 22 and 55:
= 11 x 2 x 5
= 110
lcm(22 and 55) = 110

Hence,
lcm of 22 and 55 is 110

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 22 and 55.

step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
Input parameters and values:
Integers: 22 and 55

What to be found:
lcm (22, 55) = ?

step 2 Arrange the given integers in the horizontal form with space or comma separated format:
22 and 55

step 3 Choose the divisor which divides each or most of the given integers (22 and 55), 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 22 and 55 is not divisible by the selected divisor; repeat the same process until all the integers are brought to 1 as like below:

 2 22 55 5 11 55 11 11 11 1 1

step 4 Multiply the divisors to find the lcm of 22 and 55:
= 2 x 5 x 11
= 110
LCM(22, 55) = 110

The least common multiple for two numbers 22 and 55 is 110 