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What is the lowest positive integer that is divisible by

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What is the lowest positive integer that is divisible by each of the integers 2 through 8 inclusive
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Re: factors [#permalink] New post 13 Jan 2008, 11:46
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2: N=2
3: N=2*3
4=2*2: N=2*2*3
5: N=2*2*3*5
6=2*3: N=2*2*3*5
7: N=2*2*3*5*7
8=2*2*2: N=2*2*2*3*5*7=840
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Re: factors [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2008, 07:50
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This problem is asking to calculate the minimum common multiple.

mcm(2,3,4,5,6,7,8)=840
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bmwhype2 wrote:
What is the lowest positive integer that is divisible by each of the integers 2 through 8 inclusive


2*2*2*3*5*7 --> 840
Re: factors   [#permalink] 15 Jan 2008, 23:49
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