multiples

multiples of a number is the answers to the times table of that number

 

the list of multiples for any number will continue forever

 

the first multiple of any number is the number itself.

no multiple of any number can be smaller than the number itself

 

to find out if a number is a multiple of another (smaller) number, just divide and see if the answer is a whole number.

 

 

common multiple

a common multiple of two or more numbers is a number that is a multiple of all the given numbers

 

 

lowest common multiple

the lowest common multiple or LCM of 2 or more numbers is the lowest number that is a multiple of all the given numbers

 

 

 

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