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# Another fun problem.. took me quite some time to figure out

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Another fun problem.. took me quite some time to figure out [#permalink]  11 Oct 2005, 17:54
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Another fun problem.. took me quite some time to figure out what was being asked to begin with...

What is the greatest possible common divisor of two different positive integers which are less than 144?
A) 143
B) 142
C) 72
D) 71
E) 12
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Re: PS: GCD [#permalink]  12 Oct 2005, 11:10
Should be D

I eliminated A, B, C and just tried the closest even number under 144.
142/2 =71
71/71 = 1

vikramm wrote:
Another fun problem.. took me quite some time to figure out what was being asked to begin with...

What is the greatest possible common divisor of two different positive integers which are less than 144?
A) 143
B) 142
C) 72
D) 71
E) 12
Re: PS: GCD   [#permalink] 12 Oct 2005, 11:10
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