*least common multiple*of 4, 5, and 10 is 20

# least common multiple

least common multiple

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## least common multiple

noun

*Abbr.*

**lcm**

*12 is the least common multiple of 2, 3, 4, and 6.*Also called

*lowest common multiple*.

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(*plural* least common multiples)

- (mathematics) The smallest number which may be divided by any of a set of numbers without a remainder.
*120 is the least common multiple of 60, 8 and 15.*

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