**Common multiples are those multiple which are multiple of all the given numbers.**

**Finding Common Multiples**

Find first two common multiples of:

**Example 1**

3 and 6

**Explanation**

Multiples of 3 are 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, …….

Multiples of 6 are 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, ……..

So, the first two common multiples are 6 and 12

**Example 2**

4 and 6

**Explanation**

Multiples of 4 are 4 , 8 , 12 , 16 , 20 , 24 , 28 , ……..

Multiples of 6 are 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, ……..

So, the first two common multiples are 12 and 24

**Example 3**

2 and 8

**Explanation**

Multiples of 2 are 2 , 4 , 6 , 8 , 10 , 12 , 14 , 16 , 18 , ……..

Multiples of 8 are 8 , 16 , 24 , 32 , 40 , ……..

So, the first two common multiples are 8 and 16

**Example 4**

5 and 10

**Explanation**

Multiples of 5 are 5 , 10 , 15 , 20 , 25 , 30 , 35 , ……..

Multiples of 10 are 10 , 20 , 30 , 40 , 50 , ……..

So, the first two common multiples are 10 and 20

**Example 5**

5 and 10

**Explanation**

Multiples of 5 are 5 , 10 , 15 , 20 , 25 , 30 , 35 , ……..

Multiples of 10 are 10 , 20 , 30 , 40 , 50 , ……..

So, the first two common multiples are 10 and 20

**Example 6**

4 and 8

**Explanation**

Multiples of 4 are 4 , 8 , 12 , 16 , 20 , …….

Multiples of 8 are 8 , 16 , 24 , 32 , 40 , ……..

So, the first two common multiples are 8 and 16

**Example 7**

3 and 9

**Explanation**

Multiples of 3 are 3 , 6 , 9 , 12 , 15 , 18 , 21 , ……..

Multiples of 9 are 9 , 18 , 27 , 36 , 45 , ……..

So, the first two common multiples are 9 and 18

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