Least common multiple (LCM) - examples
- The King
The King wants to divide his sons equally. He has 42 rubies and 45 diamonds. How many sons and how will they share them?
- The smallest number
What is the smallest number that can be divided by both 5 and 7
- A large
A large gear will be used to turn a smaller gear. The large gear will make 75 revolutions per minute. The smaller gear must make 384 revolutions per minute. Find the smallest number of teeth each gear could have. [Hint: Use either GCF or LCM. ]
On the meadow grazing horses, cows and sheep, together less than 200. If cows were 45 times more, horses 60 times more and sheep 35 times more than there are now, their numbers would equall. How many horses, cows and sheep are on the meadow together?
Cherries in the bowl can be divided equally among 8 or 10 or 11 children. How many is the minimum cherries in the bowl?
In the bowl are plums. How many would be there if we can divide it equally among 10, 12 and 14 children?
Plumber had to cut the metal strip with dimensions 380 cm and 60 cm to the largest squares so that no waste. Calculate the length of the sides of a square. How many squares cut it?
What is the least common multiple of 36, 44, 21?
- Game room
Winner can took win in three types of jettons with value 3, 30 and 100 dollars. What is minimal value of win payable in this values of jettons?
Group of kids wanted to ride. When the children were divided into groups of 3 children 1 remain. When divided into groups of 4 children 1 remain. When divided into groups of 6 children 1 missed. After divided to groups of 5 children its OK. How many are t
Sort fractions ? by its size. Result write as three serial numbers 1,2,3.
- School books
At the beginning of the school year, the teacher gave out 480 books and 220 textbooks. How many students were in the class?
9.A to attend more than 20 students but fewer than 40 students. A third of the pupils wrote a math test to mark 1, the sixth to mark 2, the ninth to mark 3. No one gets mark 4. How many students of class 9.A wrote a test to mark 5?
From how many tiles 20 cm by 30 cm we can build a square of maximum dimensions, if we have maximum 881 tiles.
- Around the flowerbed
Around a rectangular flowerbed with dimensions 5.25 m and 3.5 m are to be planted roses equally spaced so that the roses found in every corner of the flowerbed and consumed them as little as possible. a) At what distance are planted roses? b) How many ros
The package has no more than 67 m of cloth. If we just cut it all on the blouses or all on dresses, no cloth left remain. On the one blouse consumes 3.8 m of cloth and on one dress 1.7 m. Determine the amount of the cloth in the package.
- Racing track
On the racing track circling three cars. The first passes one circuit for 8 seconds, the second for 20 seconds and a third for 8 seconds. a) Calculate number of seconds since the start to catch all three cars together for the first time again across the s
Carol with cut bar 12 cm x 12 cm x 135 cm to the cubes. Find the sum of all the surfaces of the resulting cubes.
- Square tiles
The room has dimensions 12 meters and 5.6 meters. Determine the number of square tiles and their largest dimension to exactly cover the floor.
- Unknown integer
Find the smallest integer that: divided by 2, the remainder is 1 divided by 3 the remainder is 2, divided by 4 remainder is 3, ... divided by eight reminder is 7, by 9 reminder is 8.
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