least common multiple

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Synonyms for least common multiple

the smallest multiple that is exactly divisible by every member of a set of numbers

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We consider left cancellative monoids M that are generated by their atoms S, and such that if a subset of S admits a common right multiple, then it actually admits a least common multiple.
In all this work, we consider monoids M with a finite generating set S satisfying the following properties: M is atomic, left-cancellative (if a, u, v [member of] M are such that au = av, then u = v) and verifies that if a subset of S has a right common multiple, then it has a least right common multiple.
Higher level strategies are developed by using objects to obscure part of the picture and by examining common multiples and factors.
1] Amarnth Murthy, Some notions on least common multiples, Smarandache Notions Journal, 12(2001), 307-309.
1) n divides the least common multiple of 1, 2, 3, .
k] denotes the least common multiple of all positive integers from 1 to k.
t]] denote the greatest common divisor and the least common multiple of any positive integers [x.