4. Four ribbons measuring 105m, 126m, 203m and 245m respectively are to be
cut into pieces of equal length.
i. What is t

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4. Four ribbons measuring 105m, 126m, 203m and 245m respectively are to be
cut into pieces of equal length.
i. What is the length of each piece?
ii. Find the least number of pieces that can be obtained.​

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Eloise 11 months 2021-07-03T10:46:37+00:00 1 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-07-03T10:48:06+00:00

    Given 4 ribbons are measuring 14m, 18m, 22m and 26m respectively.

    The length of each piece is obtained by HCF of 14, 18, 22 and 26

    Factors of 14: 1, 2, 7, 14

    Factors of 18: 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 18

    Factors of 22: 1, 2, 11, 22

    Factors of 26: 1, 2, 13, 26

    Hence the HCF is 2

    The minimum length of each piece is 2 cm

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