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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?

Thanks

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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 your other questions.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
A number by itself is useful, but it is far more useful to know how accurate or certain that number is.

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

David
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Re: puzzle on finding out the biggest container

Find the HCF. 31 litters.


I wish I was in Dixie, Hooray! Hooray!...

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#4 2016-08-03 08:39:48

penbowl
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Re: puzzle on finding out the biggest container

HCF. 31 litters

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