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# Shared multiples of two or more numbers are called?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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The Least Common Multiple (or Lowest Common Multiple) of a group of numbers, called the LCM, is the smallest number that's a multiple of all the numbers. For instance, the LCM of 16 and 20 is 80; 80 is the smallest number that's both a multiple of 16 and a multiple of 20.

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### What do you call multiples that are shared by two or more numbers?

Those are known as "common multiples". The smallest POSITIVE of these common multiples is called the "least common multiple".

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### What is the common multiple of 80?

A single number cannot have a "common multiple" - common multiples are shared by two or more numbers.

### What are the first common multiples of 3918?

Multiples of 983 include 983, 1966, 2949 and 3932. For them to be common, they need to be compared to another set of multiples.

### What is it called when a multiple is shared by two or more numbers?

A common multiple

### Does a number have more multiples or factors?

Multiples. Numbers have an infinite number of multiples.

### What is the method of making large numbers more managable by turning them into multiples of 10?

That's called scientific notation.

### When a multiple is shared by two or more numbers that multiple is called?

A common multiple. If it is the lowest possible combination of those numbers, it is called the Least Common Multiple or LCM.

### Are there more multiples of 25 than 24?

No, all whole numbers have an infinite number of multiples.

### What is a number that has two or more multiples called?

It's called a number. Every non-zero integer has two or more multiples.

### What are the multiples of one number that are also multiples of another number?

Common denominators. These are called "common multiples". For example, multiples of 4 are: 4,8,12,16,20,24 ... . Multiples of 6 are: 6,12,18,24,30,36 ... . The numbers on both lists are the common multiples and they include: 12,24,36, ... . Specifically, the smallest number in any such list of common multiples (12 in this example) is known as the Least (or Lowest) Common Multiple or LCM.