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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;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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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!...
"Non tutte le ciambelle riescono col buco.”

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

penbowl
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HCF. 31 litters

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