Least Common Multiple : Least Common Multiple
Competition between two frogs : Competition between two frogs I can jump 3-3 steps. I can jump 2-2 steps.
Slide 3: 2 4 6 8 10 12 0 1 3 5 7 9 11 What do you observe from these numbers? What do you observe from these numbers? What is the relation between these numbers? What is the relation between these numbers? These are multiples of 2. These are multiples of 3.
Slide 4: Which are the common multiples of 2 and 3? So, the common multiples of 2 and 3 are 6, 12,… Which is least among the common multiples of 2 and 3? So, 6 is the least among the common multiples of 2 and 3? 6 is the least common multiple of 2 and 3.
How to find least common multiple ? : How to find least common multiple ? Find the multiples of the givens numbers,
Find the common multiples of these numbers,
Find the least among the common multiples, which is the least common multiple of these given numbers.
What we learnt? : What we learnt? What is a "Multiple" ?
The multiples of a number are what you get when you multiply it by other numbers. Just like the multiplication table. What is a "Common Multiple" ?
When you list the multiples of two (or more) numbers, and find the same value in both lists, then that is a common multiple of those numbers. What is the "Least Common Multiple" ?
It is simply the smallest of the common multiples..
Slide 7: Thank You Arddhendu Shekhar Dash
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