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The least common multiple of two or more numbers, is the least number that can be divided by each of them without a remainder.
Elementary Algebra - Page 321
by George William Myers, George Edward Atwood - 1916 - 338 pages

## The Progressive Arithmetic: Part I-[III], Part 3

Wilbur Fisk Nichols - Arithmetic - 1903 - 328 pages
...by another number is a multiple of it. 3. Name some numbers that are divisible by both 4 and 6. 4. A common multiple of two or more numbers is a number that is divisible by all of the given numbers. 6. What is the least common multiple of 3, 4, and 6 ? 6. The...

Elmer Adelbert Lyman - Arithmetic - 1905 - 268 pages
...numbers is called the greatest common divisor (gcd) of the numbers. Thus, 6 is the gcd of 12 and 18. 51. A common multiple of two or more numbers is a number that is exactly divisible by each of them. Thus, 12, 18, 24, and 48 are common multiples of 3 and 6, while 12 is the least common multiple (1....

## The Foundations of Higher Arithmetic

Benjamin Franklin Sisk - Arithmetic - 1905 - 218 pages
...integral number of times the number. Thus, 16 is a multiple of 4, because it is a number of limes 4. 88. A common multiple of two or more numbers is a number that will exactly contain each of them. 89. The lowest common multiple (1. cm) of two or more numbers is...

## Elementary School Mathematics by Grades: Intermediate principles. Fourth book

William Estabrook Chancellor - Arithmetic - 1906 - 164 pages
...MULTIPLE A multiple of a number is a number that is exactly divisible by it. 12 is a multiple of 3. A common multiple of two or more numbers is a number that can be exactly divided by each of them. 32 is a multiple of 8 and 16. The least common multiple of...

## School Arithmetic for Grammar Grades

Samuel Hamilton - Arithmetic - 1907 - 416 pages
...864 LEAST COMMON MULTIPLE 1. Name a number that will exactly contain 6 and 9 ; 8 and 12 ; 7 and 9. A common multiple of two or more numbers is a number that is exactly divisible by each of them ; thus, 36 is a common multiple of 6 and 9. 2. Name the least number that is exactly divisible by 6...

## The Practical Arithmetic: Oral and Written

Frank H. Hall - Arithmetic - 1907 - 364 pages
...all the prime factors of 12, and, besides these, the factor 5. 12 is contained in 60, 5 times. 26. A common multiple of two or more numbers is a number that is exactly divisible by each of them. 24 and 48 and 72 are common multiples of 8 and 12. Each of these is exactly divisible by 8 and by 12....

## Sweet's Modern Business Arithmetic: A Treatise on Modern and Practical ...

James S. Sweet - Business mathematics - 1907 - 268 pages
...of a number is a number that is exactly divisible by that number. Thus, 32 is a multiple of 8. 119. A Common Multiple of two or more numbers is a number that is exactly divisible by each of them. Thus, 84 is a common multiple of of 6 and 7. 121. PRINCIPLES : 1. A divisor of a number will divide...

## Intermediate Arithmetic: For Graded Schools

Samuel Hamilton - Arithmetic - 1907 - 288 pages
...570 LEAST COMMON MULTIPLE 1. Name a number that contains 3 and 4 a whole number of times ; 4 and 5. A common multiple of two or more numbers is a number that can be exactly divided by each of them ; thus, 24 is a common multiple of 3 and 4. 2. Name the least...