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    54, 63 and 87 LCM

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    LCM of 54, 63 and 87 is equal to 10962. The comprehensive work provides more insight of how to find what is the lcm of 54, 63 and 87 by using prime factors and special division methods, and the example use case of mathematics and real world problems.

    what is the lcm of 54, 63 and 87?
    lcm (54   63   87) = (?)
    54 => 2 x 3 x 3 x 3
    63 => 3 x 3 x 7
    87 => 3 x 29

    = 3 x 3 x 2 x 3 x 7 x 29
    = 10962
    lcm (54, 63 and 87) = 10962
    10962 is the lcm of 54, 63 and 87.

    where,
    54 is a positive integer,
    63 is a positive integer,
    10962 is the lcm of 54, 63 and 87,
    {3, 3} in {2 x 3 x 3 x 3, 3 x 3 x 7, 3 x 29} are the most repeated factors of 54, 63 and 87,
    {2, 3, 7, 29} in {2 x 3 x 3 x 3, 3 x 3 x 7, 3 x 29} are the the other remaining factors of 54, 63 and 87.

    Use in Mathematics: LCM of 54, 63 and 87
    The below are some of the mathematical applications where lcm of 54, 63 and 87 can be used:

    1. to find the least number which is exactly divisible by 54, 63 and 87.
    2. to find the common denominators for the fractions having 54, 63 and 87 as denominators in the unlike fractions addition or subtraction.
    Use in Real-world Problems: 54, 63 and 87 lcm
    In the context of lcm real world problems, the lcm of 54, 63 and 87 helps to find the exact time when three similar and recurring 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 all the bells A, B and C toll together, if bell A tolls at 54 seconds, B tolls at 63 seconds and C tolls at 87 seconds repeatedly. The answer is that all bells A, B and C toll together at 10962 seconds for the first time, at 21924 seconds for the second time, at 32886 seconds for the third time and so on.

    Important Notes: 54, 63 and 87 lcm
    The below are the important notes to be remembered while solving the lcm of 54, 63 and 87:
    1. The repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 54, 63 and 87 should be multiplied to find the least common multiple of 54, 63 and 87, when solving lcm by using prime factors method.
    2. The results of lcm of 54, 63 and 87 is identical even if we change the order of given numbers in the lcm calculation, it means the order of given numbers in the lcm calculation doesn't affect the results.
    For values other than 54, 63 and 87, use this below tool:

    How-to: What is the LCM of 54, 63 and 87?

    The below solved example with step by step work shows how to find what is the lcm of 54, 63 and 87 by using either prime factors method and special division method.

    Solved example using prime factors method:
    What is the LCM of 54, 63 and 87?

    step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
    Input parameters and values:
    A = 54
    B = 63
    C = 87

    What to be found:
    find the lcm of 54, 63 and 87

    step 2 Find the prime factors of 54, 63 and 87:
    Prime factors of 54 = 2 x 3 x 3 x 3
    Prime factors of 63 = 3 x 3 x 7
    Prime factors of 87 = 3 x 29

    step 3 Identify the repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 54, 63 and 87:
    {3, 3} are the most repeated factors and {2, 3, 7, 29} are the non-repeated factors of 54, 63 and 87.

    step 4 Find the product of repeated and non-repeated prime factors of 54, 63 and 87:
    = 3 x 3 x 2 x 3 x 7 x 29
    = 10962
    lcm(20 and 30) = 10962

    Hence,
    lcm of 54, 63 and 87 is 10962


    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 54, 63 and 87.

    step 1 Address the input parameters, values and observe what to be found:
    Input parameters and values:
    Integers: 54, 63 and 87

    What to be found:
    lcm (54, 63, 87) = ?

    step 2 Arrange the given integers in the horizontal form with space or comma separated format:
    54, 63 and 87

    step 3 Choose the divisor which divides each or most of the given integers (54, 63 and 87), 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 54, 63 and 87 is not divisible by the selected divisor; repeat the same process until all the integers are brought to 1 as like below:

    2546387
    3276387
    392129
    33729
    71729
    291129
    111

    step 4 Multiply the divisors to find the lcm of 54, 63 and 87:
    = 2 x 3 x 3 x 3 x 7 x 29
    = 10962
    LCM(54, 63, 87) = 10962

    The least common multiple for three numbers 54, 63 and 87 is 10962
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