lcm
lcm(x,y)
Least common (nonnegative) multiple.
Examples
jldoctest
julia> lcm(4, 6)
12
julia> lcm(15, 20)
60
julia> lcm(7, 11)
77
The lcm
function calculates the least common multiple of two integers x
and y
. It returns the smallest positive integer that is divisible by both x
and y
.
Here are some common examples of using the lcm
function:

Calculate the LCM of two numbers:
julia> lcm(4, 6) 12
This example calculates the LCM of 4 and 6, which is 12.

Find the LCM of two different numbers:
julia> lcm(15, 20) 60
It calculates the LCM of 15 and 20, resulting in 60.
 Compute the LCM of prime numbers:
julia> lcm(7, 11) 77
In this example, the LCM of 7 and 11 is calculated, resulting in 77.
Note: The lcm
function works with both positive and negative integers.
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