Definition of lowest common multiple in English:

lowest common multiple

Line breaks: low¦est com¦mon mul|tiple
(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).
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    • 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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