lowest common multiple

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Recent Examples on the Web For integer separations the next alignment will happen, as Sanjay pointed out, at the lowest common multiple (LCM) of the two distances. Quanta Magazine, "Solution: Magic Moiré in Twisted Graphene," 26 July 2019

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1873, in the meaning defined above

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“Lowest common multiple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lowest%20common%20multiple. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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