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# Find the LCM and HCF of 16 and 24.

**Given: **The number given to us are 16 and 24

**To do: ** Find LCM and HCF

**Solution:**

**LCM**:

Multiples of 16 are 16, 32, **48**, 64...

Multiples of 24 are 24, **48**, 72...

The lowest common multiple is 48

**HCF**:

First we have to find factors of the two numbers

Factors of 16 are 1, 2 , 4 , **8**, 16

Factors of 24 are 1, 2 , 3, 4 , 6, **8**, 12, 24

You can see 8 is the Highest Common Factor or HCF

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