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A company wants to spend equal amounts of money for the purchase of two types of computer printers costing $600 and $375 per unit, respectively. What is the fewest number of computer printers that the company can purchase?

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1. find the least common multiple of 375 and 600 => that is 3000
2. divide 3000 by 375 and 600 => that is 5 and 8
3. add the numbers and you get the fewest numbers => that is 13
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:twisted: you are a genius thanks.
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 [#permalink] New post 03 Feb 2005, 05:21
LCM will give you the min amt to spend then split it with the amounts to get quantity
like above it will be 13
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