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least common multiple

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The smallest quantity that is divisible by two or more given quantities without a remainder: 12 is the least common multiple of 2, 3, 4, and 6. Also called lowest common multiple.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The smallest number which may be divided by any of a set of numbers without a remainder.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers

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