# Category:Definitions/Lowest Common Multiple

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### Integral Domain

Let $D$ be an integral domain and let $a, b \in A$ be nonzero.

$l$ is the **lowest common multiple** of $a$ and $b$ if and only if:

- $(1): \quad$ both $a$ and $b$ divide $l$
- $(2): \quad$ if $m$ is another element such that $a$ and $b$ divide $m$, then $l$ divides $m$.

### Integers

For all $a, b \in \Z: a b \ne 0$, there exists a smallest $m \in \Z: m > 0$ such that $a \divides m$ and $b \divides m$.

This $m$ is called the **lowest common multiple of $a$ and $b$**, and denoted $\lcm \set {a, b}$.

## Pages in category "Definitions/Lowest Common Multiple"

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