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What is the LCM of 60 and 1?

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Solution: The LCM of 60 and 1 is 60 Methods How to Find the LCM of 60 and 1 by Listing Common Multiples The first step to this method of finding the Least Common Multiple of 60 and 1 is to begin to list a few multiples for each number. If you need a refresher on how to find the multiples of these numbers, you can see the walkthroughs for those here: What are the Multiples of 60? What are the Multiples of 1? Let’s take a look at the first 10 multiples for each of these numbers, 60 and 1: First 10 Multiples of 60: 60, 120, 180, 240, 300, 360, 420, 480, 540, 600 First 10 Multiples of 1: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 You can continue to list out the multiples of these numbers as long as needed to find a match. Once you do find a match, or several matches, the smallest of these matches would be the Least Common Multiple. For instance, the first matching multiple(s) of 60 and 1 are 60, 120, 180. Because 60 is the smallest, it is the least common multiple. The LCM of 60 and 1 is 60. Continue Practicing by Finding the LCM of Other Numbers Take a look at some of our other walkthroughs, and you’ll be sure to be an expert at finding the LCM of any numbers in no time! What is the LCM of 133 and 44? What is the LCM of 36 and 61? What is the LCM of 43 and 147? What is the LCM of 114 and 53? What is the LCM of 118 and 49?