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common multiple

Syllabification: com·mon mul·ti·ple

Definition of common multiple in English:

noun

Mathematics
A number into which each number in a given set may be evenly divided.
Example sentences
  • In terms familiar to Western high school students, the least common multiple of 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, and 10 is 210.
  • To give an example, he corrected a mistake in his comment on the least common multiple of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 in Problem 11 of Chapter 4.
  • Consider the lowest common multiple of 1, 2, 3,…, 2 k - 1, 2 k + 1, ¼, n.

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