# Definitions for lowest common multiplelow·est com·mon mul·ti·ple

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1. lowest common multiple, least common multiple, lcmnoun

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"

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1. lowest common multiple

In arithmetic and number theory, the least common multiple, lowest common multiple, or smallest common multiple of two integers a and b, usually denoted by lcm(a, b), is the smallest positive integer that is divisible by both a and b. Since division of integers by zero is undefined, this definition has meaning only if a and b are both different from zero. However, some authors define lcm(a,0) as 0 for all a, since 0 is the only common multiple of a and 0. The lcm is the "lowest common denominator" (lcd) that can be used before fractions can be added, subtracted or compared. The least common multiple of more than two integers a, b, c, . . . , usually denoted by lcm(a, b, c, . . .), is also well defined: It is the smallest positive integer that is divisible by each of a, b, c, . . .

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1. lowest common multiple

The lowest common multiple (LCM) is the smallest non-zero number that is a multiple of two or more numbers. It is the smallest number that all the numbers in consideration can divide into without leaving a remainder.

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of lowest common multiple in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of lowest common multiple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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