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Answer to Question #13541 in Algebra for Hammad

Question #13541
Waqas wishes to distribute 128 bananas and also 176 apples equally among a certain number of children.find the highest number of children who can get the fruit in this way
Expert's answer
Equally, we need to find the greatest common divisor of 128 and 176:

gcd(128,176)
= 2*gcd(64,88)
= 4*gcd(32,44)
= 8*gcd(16,22)
= 16*gcd(8,11)
= |11 is a prime number|
= 16*1 = 16.

So, the highest number of children who can get the fruit is 16.

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15.10.15, 10:36

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