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  1. lowest common multiple, least common multiple, lcm(noun)

    the smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers

    "the least common multiple of 12 and 18 is 36"


  1. least common multiple(Noun)

    The smallest number which may be divided by any of a set of numbers without a remainder.


  1. Least common multiple

    In arithmetic and number theory, the least common multiple of two integers a and b, usually denoted by LCM, is the smallest positive integer that is divisible by both a and b. If either a or b is 0, LCM is defined to be zero. The LCM is familiar from grade-school arithmetic as the "least common denominator" that must be determined before fractions can be added, subtracted or compared. The LCM of more than two integers is also well-defined: it is the smallest integer that is divisible by each of them.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of least common multiple in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of least common multiple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  • kleinstes gemeinsames VielfachesGerman
  • pienin yhteinen jaettavaFinnish
  • multiple moins communFrench
  • minimo comune multiploItalian
  • c.m.m.m.c., cel mai mic mutiplu comunRomanian
  • наиме́ньшее о́бщее кра́тное, НОКRussian
  • ortak katların en küçüğüTurkish

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