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lcm(+Number1, +Number2, -Result)
Unifies Results with the Least Common Multiple of Number1 and Number2
- Output: integer.
This predicate is used by the ECLiPSe compiler to expand evaluable
arithmetic expressions. So the call to lcm(Number1, Number2, Result) is
Result is lcm(Number1, Number2)
which should be preferred for portability.
The Least Common Multiple operation is only defined on integer arguments.
In coroutining mode, if Number1 or Number2 are uninstantiated, the call
is delayed until these variables are instantiated.
Modes and Determinism
- (4) instantiation fault
- Number1 or Number2 is not instantiated (non-coroutining mode only).
- (5) type error
- Number1 or Number2 is a number but not an integer.
- (24) number expected
- Number1 or Number2 is not of a numeric type.
Result is lcm(9, 15). % gives Result = 45
Result is lcm(-9, 15). % gives Result = 45
X is lcm(2358352782,97895234896224). % gives X = 38478583260342225282528
Result is lcm(1.0, 2). (Error 5).
gcd / 3, gcd / 5, is / 2