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#1 2014-06-30 20:36:47

burgess
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puzzle on finding out the biggest container

Required help to solve math homework problem

Three different containers have 496 liters,403 liters and 713 liters of mixtures of milk and water respectively. What biggest measure can measure all the different quantities exactly?

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#2 2014-06-30 20:41:14

bobbym
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Re: puzzle on finding out the biggest container

Hi burgess;

Please check you other questions.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#3 2014-07-01 02:06:29

Chris2
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Re: puzzle on finding out the biggest container

Find the HCF. 31 litters.


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