A multiple that is common to two or more numbers.

Example:

The multiples of 3 are: 3, 6, 9, 12, **15**, 18, ... etc

The multiples of 5 are: 5, 10, **15**, 20, 25, ... etc

So, a common multiple of 3 and 5 is **15** (and 30, 45, etc ..., as well)

Example:

The multiples of 3 are: 3, 6, 9, 12, **15**, 18, ... etc

The multiples of 5 are: 5, 10, **15**, 20, 25, ... etc

So, a common multiple of 3 and 5 is **15** (and 30, 45, etc ..., as well)

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