Which of the following expressions represents the least common multiple of 15, 18, and 25?
2 · 3^3 · 5^3
2 · 3^2 · 5^3
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15 = 3 * 5
18 = 2*3*3
25 = 5*5
where there are dupicates between the factors use the number once otherwise use all numbers
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omit the circled numbers
its not so easy to explain A drawing is best.
what does omit mean?
First, solve the expressions.
Next, find the least common multiple. Since we have our answer choices, let's use those.
Is 30 a multiple of 15, 25, and 18? No. Just 15.
Is 450 a multiple of 15, 18, and 25? Yes, it is! Let's check the others, though.
Is 6750 a multiple of 15, 18, and 25? Yes, it is! Let's check the last one, though.
Is 2250 a multiple of 15, 18, and 25? Yes, it is!
We've got 3 answer choices that are multiples of all 3 numbers. However, we're looking for the LEAST common multiple, as in the smallest number. That would be 450.
Break 450 down again to 2*3^2*5^2, and that's your answer!
so, we are going to leave 5 and 3 out.
@Landon34 and @wishfella it's gonna be a lot easier to just solve for factors instead of doing that whole long process. It's easy to make mistakes doing that.
oops I meant @welshfella I typed your name wrong XD sorry
- because they pared up with 5 and 3 in one of the other factors