# common multiple

common multipleMath. a number or quantity evenly divisible by each element of a given set: 12 is a

*common multiple*of the set 2, 3, 4, 6## common multiple

noun

A quantity into which each of two or more quantities may be divided with zero remainder:

*The quantities 6, 12, and 24 are common multiples of 2 and 3.*## common-multiple

Noun

(*plural* common multiples)

- (mathematics) A number which may be divided by any of a given set of numbers without a remainder.
*120 and all its multiples are common multiples of 60, 8 and 15.*