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Posted by **tammy** on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 6:01pm.

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 6:06pmWhat is the smallest common factor of 48 and 60? I will be happy to check your thinking.

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**tammy**, Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 6:11pm48, but it says he uses all the candy and gum

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 6:25pmThe smallest common factor of each is 2, 3, 4, and up. Now the trick is to look at the ratio

48/60=reduces to 3/4 Since both the numberator and the denominator are common factors, then use these: 3 pieces of candy and 4 pieces of gum. Now you can answer the question.

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**helen**, Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 8:36pm13 because 48/60 reduces to 4/5.THE ANSWER IS EITHER 12 OR 13. NOT 7!!!

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**amanda**, Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 7:11pmI got 12

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