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posted by Matthew

Ellis plans to hand out door prizes as the guest arrive she has 256 guests every 6th guest will receive a mug and for every 14 guests will receive a t shirt. Which guest will be the first to receive both mug and at shirt? Next question is elli has 8 and 1/2 pound bags of mints. She plans to put 1/12 pound at each place setting. will she have enough mints? PLEASE HELP I TRIED so hard and I can't get the answer thank you so much I need help with the answer before tomorrow morning!!!!!!!!!

  1. Steve

    LCM(6,14) = 42, so the 42nd guest will receive both.

    For the mints, 256 guests at 1/12 lb/guest shows she needs
    256/12 = 21.33 lbs of mints

    8 1/2 lbs only serves 102 guests (8*12 + 6)

  2. Sam

    For the first one:
    if you have to, just list em all out
    Mugs: 6,12,18,24,30,36,42,48,54,60....
    Shirts: 14,28,42,56,70....
    See any numbers in common so far? Yep: the 42. So the 42nd guest will get both

    Second one: Can't figure it out, cuz not enough information, did you leave something out, like how many place settings there are?

  3. Sam

    Yeah what Steve said

  4. Name

    No she won't have enough

  5. Name

    I agree with sam

  6. Someone

    You have to find the LCM=Least Common Multiple.
    So if your prime factorize 6 and 14 you will get 3x2 for 6 and 7x2 for 14.

    There is a set of 2's so you take one and cross out the other. Now take 3 and 7 since this is LCM we keep the remaining.

    7x3x2=42

    42th visit

  7. Someone

    *42nd

  8. Name

    You have to list the factors

  9. Name

    So 42th person

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