the-least-common-multiple-introduction

# Interactive video lesson plan for: The least common multiple - introduction

#### Activity overview:

This is an introduction to the least common multiple of two numbers. The term itself tells you what this means: we need to check the MULTIPLES of the two numbers, find the common ones, and choose the least of those. Examples make this idea clear.

In the second part, I show an application of this concept: fraction addition. We will also learn how to find the LCM by using prime factorization:

This lesson is meant for 6th grade math and onward. I hope it is helpful! Please also check my freebies at http://www.mathmammoth.com/free

Tagged under: 6th grade,math, common multiple,lcm,definition

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