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# What is the least common multiple of 2, 4, and 6?

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2 is a factor of 4 and 6 so to find the least common multiple of 2, 4, and 6, you just need to find the lowest common multiple of 4 and 6.

The multiples of 4 are 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, ...

The multiples of 6 are 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, ...

The least common multiple is then 12.

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