# lowest common multiple

- the smallest number that is a common multiple of a given set of numbers.

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## Origin of lowest common multiple

First recorded in 1920–25

Also called least common multiple.

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## lowest common multiple

- the smallest number or quantity that is exactly divisible by each member of a set of numbers or quantitiesAbbreviation: LCM, lcm Also called: least common multiple

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