Function lcm #

Calculate the least common multiple for two or more values or arrays.

lcm is defined as:

lcm(a, b) = abs(a * b) / gcd(a, b)

For matrices, the function is evaluated element wise.

Syntax #

math.lcm(a, b)
math.lcm(a, b, c, ...)

Parameters #

Parameter Type Description
args … number | BigNumber | Array | Matrix Two or more integer numbers

Returns #

Type Description
number | BigNumber | Array | Matrix The least common multiple

Examples #

math.lcm(4, 6)               // returns 12
math.lcm(6, 21)              // returns 42
math.lcm(6, 21, 5)           // returns 210

math.lcm([4, 6], [6, 21])    // returns [12, 42]

See also #

gcd, xgcd

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