lowest common multiple


Examples of lowest common multiple in a Sentence

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, 26 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lowest common multiple was in 1873

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“Lowest common multiple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lowest%20common%20multiple. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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