Posted by **marko ** on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 7:23pm.

what is the least number of dancers that are needed if a choreographer wants to arrange them in groups of 4,5, or 6 with none left?

im not understanding the question. can you help?

- math word problem -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 7:34pm
You're looking for the greatest common multiple of 4, 5, and 6

Which of these multiples of 6 is also a multiple of 4 and 5?

6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 54, 60, 66, 72

- math word problem -
**marko **, Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 7:50pm
60

- math word problem -
**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 7:54pm
Right.

- math word problem -
**marko **, Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 8:38pm
so the least number of dancers that are needed for groups of 4,5,6 is

60

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- math - when asked how many pennies she had a collector said If I arrange them in...
- ~*Math Probability*~ - Which expression would you use to figure out the number ...
- Math - There are 6 dancers in a program. Each dancer will preform a short dance ...
- Math - There are 6 dancers in a program. Each dancer will preform a short dance ...
- Math - Question: Write a word problem using 7 groups. And then solve the problem...
- 7th Grade Math Ms. Sue! - 4. Which expression would you use to figure out the ...
- Algebra word problem - Baking Cookies-Word Problem Our class planned a party for...
- 5th grade math (word problems) - I'm not sure how to solve this problem. I know ...
- 6th grade math word problem - Mrs. Silva has 24 lillies to arrange in equal rows...
- Math - Mrs. Murphy separates her class into groups of 4 students each, 1 student...

More Related Questions