Direction: Read the following text and answer the following questions on the basis of the same:
To enhance the reading skills of grade X students, the school nominates you and two of your friends to set up a class library. There are two sections- section A and section B of grade X. There are 32 students in section A and 36 students in section B.
If p and q are positive integers such that p = ab2 and q = a2b, where a, b are prime numbers, then the LCM (p, q) is