multiple noun definition in Mathematical terminology topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Mathematical terminology topic
(mathematics) a quantity that contains another quantity an exact number of times 14, 21 and 28 are all multiples of 7. 18 is the lowest common multiple of 6 and 9. Traveller's cheques are available in multiples of €10 (= to the value of €10, €20, €30, etc.). The lowest common multiple of 11 and 12 is 132. You can buy these chocolate bars in multiples of five.

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