Finding the lowest common multiple

Last updated: 15/04/2013
Contributor: Jo Hough
Finding the lowest common multiple
Main Subject
Key stage
Category
Number: Types of number
Resource type
Student activity
A selection of worded problems which show lowest common multiples at work in the real world.

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5

24/09/2020

Answers:
1) 3m45s
2) 36 months = 3 years
3) 50 months = 4 years 2 months
4) 14m40s, 3 more laps
5) 54 sweets, 5 bags bought
6) Millie does 13 jobs, Mollie does 7 jobs and they will each earn £9.10

Nevil Hopley

09/07/2020

Does anyone have the solutions to these questions?

Mr James Maths Tuition

15/11/2019

5

05/11/2019

5

24/09/2020

Answers:
1) 3m45s
2) 36 months = 3 years
3) 50 months = 4 years 2 months
4) 14m40s, 3 more laps
5) 54 sweets, 5 bags bought
6) Millie does 13 jobs, Mollie does 7 jobs and they will each earn £9.10

Nevil Hopley

09/07/2020

Does anyone have the solutions to these questions?

Mr James Maths Tuition

15/11/2019

5

05/11/2019

5

19/11/2018

Exactly what I was looking for. Particularly like the need to change units as well.

Robert Jackson

10/10/2013

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