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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.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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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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