Wednesday

September 17, 2014

September 17, 2014

Posted by **Brittany M.** on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 8:03am.

- Please Please help!! Math - LCM -
**MathMate**, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 9:06amTo find the next occurrence of extreme famine, we need to find the least common multiple (LCM) of the two recurrence intervals of 13 and 17.

LCM has the property that if the numbers are both prime, LCM is the product of the two numbers.

Since 13 and 17 are both prime, the LCM equals 13*17 = 221.

So it will be 221 years before the locusts come out again in the same year, assuming they are forever regular!

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Math Help Please!!! - A couple purchased a house and signed a mortgage contract ...

math - In order to make the most accurate calendar, the following system was ...

English - Could you check these two paragraphs for me, please? Thank you 1) Many...

Question (PLZ ANSWER) - If I get a scholastic art and writing award (winner ...

Pre Cal(please show me the work) - At the show a basketball card dealer tells ...

finance - Suppose that you are 25 years old and you have two options to save ...

Math - Please help me, I have to solve these problems: My great-grandfather ...

Math - I don't think I am understanding this question. Question: A zoo started ...

personal finance - in this problem: if you wanted to put aside $2,000 a year for...

ROI and NPV - In the following problems, you will calculate the “simple metrics...