# Answer to Question #14729 in Algebra for Starz

Question #14729

Find the least number that has each pair of numbers as factors

1.10 and 15 b) 8 and 28

1.10 and 15 b) 8 and 28

Expert's answer

a)

15/5=3

3/3=1

Factors 5 and 3

5/5=1;

Factor 5

Intercept factors of 15 and 5 is

5;

b)

8/2=4

4/2=2

2/2=1

Factors

2,2,2;

28/2=14

14/2=7;

7/7=1;

factors 2,2,7

intercept is

2,2; As we need the minimum is 2

maximum is 4

15/5=3

3/3=1

Factors 5 and 3

5/5=1;

Factor 5

Intercept factors of 15 and 5 is

5;

b)

8/2=4

4/2=2

2/2=1

Factors

2,2,2;

28/2=14

14/2=7;

7/7=1;

factors 2,2,7

intercept is

2,2; As we need the minimum is 2

maximum is 4

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