What is least common multiple - Definition and Meaning

Least Common Multiple :

The least positive integer number that is a multiple of two or more numbers.


Formula :

LCM(a,b) = (a × b)/GCD(a,b) GCD-Greatest common divisor.

Example :

LCM(30,10) = (30 X 10)/10 = 30. Here LCM of 30 and 10 is 30. i.e. multiples of 10 are 10, 20, 30, 40, etc. Multiples of 30 is 30, 60, 90, etc. The least common number is 30.
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