If p is a prime number then LCM of p , p2, p3 is :

A ) p

B ) p3

C ) p2

D ) p6

 Option 3. P3




therefore. LCM is p3


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If p is a prime number then find LCM of p, p²and p³
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I m not understanding how it would be p^3
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This can be solved by the simple logic given in ncert book.
LCM = Product of the greatest power of each prime factor involved in the numbers.
Here, the greatest power is p?.
Hence, the answer.

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Step I: Resolve each given number into its prime factors and express the factors obtained in exponent form. Step I: Find the product of the highest powers of all the factors that occur in any of the given numbers. Step III: The product obtained in Step II is the required least common multiple (L.C.M) Hence when we make prime factors of p,p^2,p^3 we are able to see that p^3 So that p^3is a has highest power
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if n is natural number then exactly one of numbers n
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IF p is a prime number then LCM of P, P2 and P3 is- (a) P (b) P3 (c) P2 (d) P6
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