
Definition of Common multiple
1. Noun. An integer that is a multiple of two or more other integers.
Definition of Common multiple
1. Noun. (mathematics) A number which may be divided by any of a given set of numbers without a remainder. ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Multiple
Literary usage of Common multiple
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pelicotetics, Or, The Science of Quantity: Or, The Science of Quantity. An by Archibald Sandeman (1868)
"To find the simplest common multiple of whole symbolic expressions. First let
ab be two whole symbolic expressions. Any whole expression that is both a ..."
2. The National Arithmetic, on the Inductive System by Benjamin Greenleaf (1866)
"LEAST common multiple. 201 • A common multiple of two or more numbers is a number
that can be divided by each of them without a remainder; thus, ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"To find the leatt common multiple of two given numbers, divide either of the numbers
... Therefore the least common multiple is 48 x 5 or 30 x 8, ie, 240. ..."
4. The University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their by Charles Davies (1852)
"LEAST common multiple. 125. A number is said to be a common multiple of two or
... The least common multiple of two or more numbers, is the least number ..."
5. Arithmetic: In which the Principles of Operating by Numbers are Analytically by Daniel Adams (1845)
"In the last example, 24 is evidently a common multiple of 4 and 6, for it will
exactly measure both of them; liut 12 will do the same, and as 12 is the ..."
6. New University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their by Charles Davies (1856)
"A common multiple of two or more numbers is any number which each will divide
without ... Since the least common multiple is exactly divisible by a divisor, ..."
7. The Theory of Numbers by Robert Daniel Carmichael (1914)
"This proves the theorem for the case of two numbers; for diai is evidently the
least common multiple of m and n. We shall now extend the proposition to any ..."