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There is really no such thing as a "greatest common multiple". Once you find the least common multiple of a set of numbers, you can keep adding the LCM to itself over and over again. Each new number you get will be a common multiple of your set of numbers, but each new number will always be larger than the previous. This means that you can keep adding while the number approaches infinity and you will still never find a greatest multiple.

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The greatest common multiple of any set of integers is infinite.

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What is the greatest common multiple of 7 and 56?

56 is a multiple of 7, and 56 is also a multiple of itself, so 56 isthe least common multiple of both numbers.There is no greatest common multiple. Whatever multiple you name,no matter how large it is, I can always add 56 to it and come up witha larger one.


What does greatest common multiple mean?

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What is the greatest common multiple of 30 40 and 50 up to 1000?

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