Posted by **nick** on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 10:23pm.

If every 6th customer gets a coupon for free fruit snacks and every 9th customer gets a coupon for free fruit juice which customer will be the first to get both free fruit and free juice?

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 10:36pm
what is the lowest common multiple of 6 and 9 ?

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**Jenn**, Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 4:22pm
My son has this question tonight for homework. I think the answer is the 18th person would get both coupons. I made a diagram. 5xs then a F for the free fruit coupon, i went up to 4 groups then a F. then i went back and counted to the ninth person and put a j for juice above it. The 18th person had both a j and a f.

xxxxxFxxxxxFxxxxxxFxxxxxF, then count 9, and put a j for juice above it. The 18th person has both coupons.

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