HCF and LCM

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HCF and LCM

Basic Information:

  • HCF stands for Highest Common Factor and LCM stands for Lowest Common Multiple.
  • The HCF is the highest number that goes into both numbers. 4 is the highest number that goes into both 8 and 12.
  • The LCM is the lowest number that both numbers go into. 24 is the lowest number that 8 and 12 both go into.

How to Find it:

  • The first step is to create a tree diagram of the product of prime numbers of both of your numbers. To do this, you write down the number and find 2 numbers

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