Suppose I have 3 series.

Base Series 1: $x_1,0,x_3,x_4,0,x_6,x_7,0,x_9.....x_n$ where every $3d-1^{th}$ term is $0$

Base Series 2: $y_1,y_2,0,y_4,y_5,y_6,y_7,0,y_9.....y_n$ where every $5d-2^{th}$ term is $0$

Derived Series: A termwise product of series 1 and series 2:


Is there a closed form expression to find the number of zeros in the derived series? It is basically the sum of the number of zeroes in base series 1 and base series 2 - the common terms i.e. the term 8 is zero in both base series ( the common terms themselves form an Arithmetic progression with $a=(3*5+1)/2$ and $d=15$). I can do this recursively if I have any number of base series, but I wonder if there is a formula which I can apply to get the result directly?


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