Definition: The least integer which is a multiple of given integers. For instance, LCM(6, 10) = 30.
Also known as LCM.
See also greatest common divisor.
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Paul E. Black, "least common multiple", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/leastCommonMultiple.html