### LCM(number1 [,number2] [..])

Returns the least common multiple of two or more numbers.

 number1 The first number number2 (Optional) The second number.

#### Remarks

 * This function returns the smallest positive integer that is a multiple of all the numbers.* This function can be used to add fractions with different denominators.* If any of the arguments are not numeric, then #VALUE! is returned.* If any of the argument are less than one, then #NUM! is returned.* If any of the numbers are not an integer, then they are truncated.* You can have a maximum of 255 arguments.* You can use the GCD function to return the greatest common divisor of two or more numbers.* In Excel 2003 this function was only available when you had the Analysis ToolPak add-in loaded.* For the Microsoft documentation refer to support.office.com

 A 1 =LCM(5,2) = 10 2 =LCM(24,36) = 72 3 =LCM(24.9,36.9) = 72 4 =LCM(4,6) = 12 5 =(1/4)+(2/6) = 0.583 6 =((1*LCM(4,6)/4)/(4*LCM(4,6)/4))+(2*LCM(4,6)/(6*LCM(4,6))) = 0.583 7 =LCM("some text",36) = #VALUE! 8 =LCM(24,"some text") = #VALUE!