Posted by **Ruth** on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 9:22am.

Two bike riders ride around a circular track, 1st rider completes one round in 12 minutes, the second rider completes a round in 16 minutes. If they start at the same time and fo in the same direction, how many turn before they meet at the same place again.

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**Steve**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 9:57am
LCM(12,16) = 48

so, 48/12=4 and 48/16=3 laps, respectively.

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**Ruth**, Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 10:28am
thank you so very much, it is really appreciated

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