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The lowest quantity that is a multiple of two or more given quantities (e.g. 12 is the lowest common multiple of 2, 3, and 4).
- ‘Consider the lowest common multiple of 1, 2, 3,…, 2 k - 1, 2 k + 1, ¼, n.’
- ‘There are two ways of finding the lowest common multiple of two numbers.’
- ‘We will now see how to find the greatest common divisor and the lowest common multiple of two numbers from their prime factorizations.’
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