Posted by **AD** on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 8:58pm.

One chicken lays an egg every 2 days, another every 3 days and a third chicken lays an egg every 5 days. They all lay an egg today. How many days in the next 101 days will EXACTLY 2 chickens be laying an egg?

- arithmetic -
**Writeacher**, Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 10:00pm
It sounds as if you need to find a good calendar with big blocks and three pens of different colors.

Dive in...

- arithmetic -
**Bethany**, Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 5:34pm
First, you have to find the least common multiple of the number of days between eggs (2,3,4) to get 30. Then, you make a list of numbers 1-30:

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- math - Jim has two hens. Betty the hen lays an egg every 3 days and Ellie the ...
- Mathematics - George vacuums the rugs every 21 days, mows the grass every 12 ...
- math - George vacuums the rugs every 18 days, mows the grass every 9 days, and ...
- math - john calls his dad every 3 days. Katie calls every 4 days. Jamie calls ...
- math - Anita does laundry every other day. Every five days she changes sheets. ...
- senior problem solving - a colony of ants doubles every 20 days. if the colony ...
- math - Jack practices his trunmpet every 3 days. he goes for a run every four ...
- Math - I get a black strip every 10 days. A white strip every 20 days, and a red...
- math - If evies chicken lays 4 eggs in 5 days how many days will it take for ...
- physical science - I was doing an egg experiment that I found on line where you ...

More Related Questions