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This function returns the least common multiple of two numbers.

Syntax

LCM(number1,number2)

Arguments

For the arguments, use numeric values. If the arguments are not integers, they are truncated to integers. This function can have up to 255 arguments.

Remarks

The least common multiple is the smallest positive integer that is a multiple of all integers given.

Use this function to add fractions with different denominators by calculating the least common multiple of both denominators first.

Data Types

Accepts numeric data for all arguments. Returns numeric data.

Examples

LCM(B12,C22)

LCM(R12C2,R22C3)

LCM(300,500) gives the result 1500

LCM(12.3,16.99) gives the result 48

 

See Also

GCD