# Problem 5: Smallest multiple

Problem 5: Smallest multiple
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#1

Tell us what’s happening:
Looks like my logic can’t find the smallest multiple and end up in an infinite loop. Can someone point me to the right direction please?

Passing all the tests except the last one.

``````
function smallestMult(n) {
// Good luck!
let isFound = false;
let currNumber = 0;

while(!isFound) {
// Add itself if it's not divisible
currNumber += n;

for(let i=n; i>=1; i--) {
// if currNumber is not divisible by numbers in range, break out of forloop
if(currNumber % i !== 0) {
break;
}
// currNumber is divisible by all numbers down to 1!
if(i===1)
isFound = true;
}
}

return currNumber;
}

smallestMult(20);
``````

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#2

Well, from what I can tell, your code runs. The issue is that it’s not coming out with the correct answer.

#3

Can you do it by hand? If not, here’s what helped me to understand the problem.