# Least Common Multiple of 740 and 746

Created By : Jatin Gogia

Reviewed By : Rajasekhar Valipishetty

Last Updated : Apr 06, 2023

Free LCM Calculator determines the least common multiple (LCM) between 740 and 746 the smallest integer that is 276020 that is divisible by both numbers.

Least Common Multiple (LCM) of 740 and 746 is 276020.

LCM(740,746) = 276020

## LCM of 740 and 746

Least common multiple or lowest common denominator (LCD) can be calculated in three ways;

LCM of:
and ### LCM of 740 and 746 is 276020

Least common multiple can be found by multiplying the highest exponent prime factors of 740 and 746. First we will calculate the prime factors of 740 and 746.

Prime Factorization of 740

 2 740 2 370 5 185 37 37 1

Prime factors of 740 are 2, 5,37. Prime factorization of 740 in exponential form is:

740 = 22×51×371

Prime Factorization of 746

 2 746 373 373 1

Prime factors of 746 are 2,373. Prime factorization of 746 in exponential form is:

746 = 21×3731

Now multiplying the highest exponent prime factors to calculate the LCM of 740 and 746.

LCM(740,746) = 22×51×371×3731
LCM(740,746) = 276020

Factors of 740

List of positive integer factors of 740 that divides 740 without a remainder.

1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 20, 37, 74, 148, 185, 370, 740

Factors of 746

List of positive integer factors of 746 that divides 746 without a remainder.

1, 2, 373, 746

### Least Common Multiple of 740 and 746 with GCF Formula

The formula of LCM is LCM(a,b) = ( a × b) / GCF(a,b).
We need to calculate greatest common factor 740 and 746, than apply into the LCM equation.

GCF(740,746) = 2
LCM(740,746) = ( 740 × 746) / 2
LCM(740,746) = 552040 / 2
LCM(740,746) = 276020

### Properties of LCM 740 and 746

(i) The LCM of 746 and 740 is associative

LCM of 740 and 746 = LCM of 746 and 740

### Frequently Asked Questions on LCM of 740 and 746

1. What is the LCM of 740 and 746?

Answer: LCM of 740 and 746 is 276020.

2. What are the Factors of 740?

Answer: Factors of 740 are 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 20, 37, 74, 148, 185, 370, 740. There are 12 integers that are factors of 740. The greatest factor of 740 is 740.

3. What are the Factors of 746?

Answer: Factors of 746 are 1, 2, 373, 746. There are 4 integers that are factors of 746. The greatest factor of 746 is 746.

4. How to Find the LCM of 740 and 746?

Least Common Multiple of 740 and 746 = 276020

Step 1: Find the prime factorization of 740

740 = 2 x 2 x 5 x 37

Step 2: Find the prime factorization of 746

746 = 2 x 373

Step 3: Multiply each factor the greater number of times it occurs in steps i) or ii) above to find the lcm:

LCM = 276020 = 2 x 2 x 5 x 37 x 373

Step 4: Therefore, the least common multiple of 740 and 746 is 276020.