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Post Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:41 pm
What is the smallest possible common multiple of two integers which are both greater than 250?

1) 251
2) 252
3) 502
4) 750
5) 884

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Post Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:44 pm
paresh_patil wrote:
What is the smallest possible common multiple of two integers which are both greater than 250?

1) 251
2) 252
3) 502
4) 750
5) 884
Note that it is not given in the question that the two integers must be different.
So, if they both are equal to 251, then LCM of 251 and 251 is 251 itself.

The correct answer is A.

Hope that helps.

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Post Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:45 pm
paresh_patil wrote:
What is the smallest possible common multiple of two integers which are both greater than 250?

1) 251
2) 252
3) 502
4) 750
5) 884
If the two integers are 251 and 251, their least common multiple will be 251.
Answer: A

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