LCM Function (DAX)

How does the LCM function (DAX) work?

The LCM function (DAX) returns the least common integer number. The least common multiple is the smallest positive integer, which is a multiple of all number1, number2, and so forth integer arguments. Using LCM to add different-denominator fractions.

LCM Formula Syntax

     number1, [number2], …

How do you use the LCM function?

Use LCM to add different denominators to fractions.

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Considerations when using the LCM function

If any argument is nonnumeric, LCM returns the #VALUE! error value.

If any argument is less than zero, LCM returns the #NUM! error value.

If LCM(a,b) >=2^53, LCM returns the #NUM! error value.

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Formula examples using the LCM function

=LCM(5, 2)

Least common multiple of 5 and 2
Result: 10

=LCM(24, 36)

Least common multiple of 24 and 36
Result: 72


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