Definition of lowest common multiple in English:

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lowest common multiple

Pronunciation:
(abbreviation LCM)

noun

Mathematics
The lowest quantity that is a multiple of two or more given quantities (e.g., 12 is the lowest common multiple of 2, 3, and 4).
Example sentences
  • Consider the lowest common multiple of 1, 2, 3,…, 2 k - 1, 2 k + 1, ¼, n.
  • We will now see how to find the greatest common divisor and the lowest common multiple of two numbers from their prime factorizations.
  • There are two ways of finding the lowest common multiple of two numbers.
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