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A quantity into which each of two or more quantities may be divided with zero remainder: The quantities 6, 12, and 24 are common multiples of 2 and 3.
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(Mathematics) an integer or polynomial that is a multiple of each integer or polynomial in a group: 20 is a common multiple of 2, 4, 5, 10.
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a number that is a multiple of all the numbers of a given set: 36 is a common multiple of 2, 3, and 4.
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A number divisible by each of two or more numbers without a remainder. For example, 12 is a common multiple of 2, 3, 4, and 6.
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|Noun||1.||common multiple - an integer that is a multiple of two or more other integers|
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