NIST

least common multiple

(definition)

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.

Author: PEB

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Paul E. Black, "least common multiple", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed. 12 February 2019. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/leastCommonMultiple.html