Math

When Genebibe was asked how many foreign stamps she had, she answered: If i arranged them in stacks of 5, 6, or 8, none is leftover.What is the least number of coins she could have?

asked by Nels
  1. LCM(5,6,8) = ?

    Make up your mind whether it's stamps or coins ...

    posted by Steve
  2. Try the ladder method. It proves very helpful.

    posted by Izzy

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. math

    when asked how many pennies she had a collector said If I arrange them in stacks of five, none are leftover if I arrange them in stacks of six, none are leftover if I arrange them in stacks of seven one is left over. What is the
  2. math

    Sam had a total of 80 foreign stamps and local stamps combined. After giving away 1/3 of his foreign stamps and 10 local stamps, he had an equal number of foreign stamps and local stamps left. How many local stamps did he have in
  3. Math

    Patton is organizing his stamp collection into ab ook. He has 42 foreign stamps and 70 US stamps. He wants every page to have the same number of foreign stamps and the same number of US stamps. If he puts the greatest number of
  4. math

    Sam had 80 foreign stamps and local stamps. After giving away13of his foreign stamps and 10 local stamps, he had an equal number of foreign stamps and local stamps left. How many local stamps did he have in the beginning?
  5. Math

    Sam had foreign stamps and local stamps. After giving 1/4 of his foreign stamps and 11 local stamps, he had an equal number of foreign and local stamps. How many local stamps did he have in the beginning? I got 32 for the answer
  6. math

    in an album, the ratio of the number of local stamps to the number of foreign stamps was 7 : 4. When Lucy gave away 8 local stamps and 8 foreign stamps, there were 1.8 as many local stamps as foreign stamps in the album. find the
  7. nath

    Lucy has 80 foreign stamps and 128 Philippine stamps. She separates the two kinds of stamps in her album and she puts the biggest and the same number of stamps of each kind on a page. If all pages with stamps in her album are full
  8. Math

    There are 52 coins that consists of pennies, dimes, and quarters. Two stacks have the same number of coins and the third stack has twice as much. The coins equal to $5.98. How many pennies, dimes, and quarters are there? I already
  9. Emily

    1.)Dylan has $2.30 and dimes and nickels The number of dimes exceeds the number of Nichols by five find the number he has a each. 2.) A coin purse contained $4.70 in Nickels and quarters there are 30 Coins in all how many of each
  10. math

    Karen collects local and foreign coins. of the coins in her collection, 1/4 are foreign coins. Of the foreign coins,2/5 are from mexico What fraction of the collections are foreign coins that are not from mexico?

More Similar Questions