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# LCM of 100 and 85

The lcm of 100 and 85 is the smallest positive integer that divides the numbers 100 and 85 without a remainder. Spelled out, it is the least common multiple of 100 and 85. Here you can find the lcm of 100 and 85, along with a total of three methods for computing it.

1700

In addition, we have a calculator you should check out. Not only can it determine the lcm of 100 and 85, but also that of three or more integers including hundred and eighty-five for example. Keep reading to learn everything about the lcm (100,85) and the terms related to it.

## What is the LCM of 100 and 85

If you just want to know what is the least common multiple of 100 and 85, it is 1700. Usually, this is written as

lcm(100,85) = 1700

The lcm of 100 and 85 can be obtained like this:

• The multiples of 100 are … , 1600, 1700, 1800, ….
• The multiples of 85 are …, 1615, 1700, 1785, …
• The common multiples of 100 and 85 are n x 1700, intersecting the two sets above, .
• In the intersection multiples of 100 ∩ multiples of 85 the least positive element is 1700.
• Therefore, the least common multiple of 100 and 85 is 1700.

Taking the above into account you also know how to find all the common multiples of 100 and 85, not just the smallest. In the next section we show you how to calculate the lcm of hundred and eighty-five by means of two more methods.

## How to find the LCM of 100 and 85

The least common multiple of 100 and 85 can be computed by using the greatest common factor aka gcf of 100 and 85. This is the easiest approach:

lcm (100,85) = = 1700

Alternatively, the lcm of 100 and 85 can be found using the prime factorization of 100 and 85:

• The prime factorization of 100 is: 2 x 2 x 5 x 5
• The prime factorization of 85 is: 5 x 17
• Eliminate the duplicate factors of the two lists, then multiply them once with the remaining factors of the lists to get lcm(100,100) = 1700

In any case, the easiest way to compute the lcm of two numbers like 100 and 85 is by using our calculator below. Note that it can also compute the lcm of more than two numbers, separated by a comma. For example, enter 100,85. Push the button only to start over.

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## Use of LCM of 100 and 85

What is the least common multiple of 100 and 85 used for? Answer: It is helpful for adding and subtracting fractions like 1/100 and 1/85. Just multiply the dividends and divisors by 17 and 20, respectively, such that the divisors have the value of 1700, the lcm of 100 and 85.

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## Properties of LCM of 100 and 85

The most important properties of the lcm(100,85) are:

• Commutative property: lcm(100,85) = lcm(85,100)
• Associative property: lcm(100,85,n) = lcm(lcm(85,100),n)

The associativity is particularly useful to get the lcm of three or more numbers; our calculator makes use of it.

To sum up, the lcm of 100 and 85 is 1700. In common notation: lcm (100,85) = 1700.

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