Example 6 - Find LCM HCF of 6 and 20 by prime factorisation - LCM/HCF

  1. Chapter 1 Class 10 Real Numbers
  2. Serial order wise
Ask Download

Transcript

Example 6 (Method 1) Find the LCM and HCF of 6 and 20 by the prime factorisation method. 6 = 2 3 6 = 21 31 H.C.F = Product of smallest power of each common prime factor = 21 = 2 L.C.M = Product of greatest power of each prime factor = 22 31 5 = 4 3 5 = 60 Example 6 (Method 2) Find the LCM and HCF of 6 and 20 by the prime factorisation method. 6 = 2 3 20 = 2 2 5 H.C.F = 2 Finding L.C.M L.C.M = 2 2 3 5 = 60

About the Author

Davneet Singh's photo - Teacher, Computer Engineer, Marketer
Davneet Singh
Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 8 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo. You can check his NCERT Solutions from Class 6 to 12.