Definition of common multiple in English:

common multiple

noun

Mathematics
  • A number into which each number in a given set may be evenly divided.

    • ‘Consider the lowest common multiple of 1, 2, 3,…, 2 k - 1, 2 k + 1, ¼, n.’
    • ‘In terms familiar to Western high school students, the least common multiple of 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, and 10 is 210.’
    • ‘The least common multiple of 27 and 36 is 108.’
    • ‘To give an example, he corrected a mistake in his comment on the least common multiple of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 in Problem 11 of Chapter 4.’
    • ‘There are problems on the least common multiple and arithmetic progressions.’