What the Least Common Multiple Divides

G. Myerson*

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    The least common multiple of the first n positive integers divides a certain multinomial coefficient. This is a special case of a theorem proved here in the context of commutative monoids. We discuss the extent to which the theorem is best possible.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)80-87
    Number of pages8
    JournalJournal of Number Theory
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 1994


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