Definition of

Least Common Multiple

Least Common Multiple
The smallest positive number that is a multiple of two or more numbers.

Example: the Least Common Multiple of 3 and 5 is 15, because 15 is a multiple of 3 and also a multiple of 5. Other common multiples include 30 and 45, etc, but they are not the smallest (least).

(Also called Lowest Common Multiple)

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