# 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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