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# n is a product of 6 distinct prime numbers. m!/n is an integer.

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[Math Revolution GMAT math practice question]

$$n$$ is a product of $$6$$ distinct prime numbers. $$\frac{m!}{n}$$ is an integer.
What is the smallest possible value of $$m$$?

$$A. 10$$
$$B. 11$$
$$C. 12$$
$$D. 13$$
$$E. 14$$

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[Math Revolution GMAT math practice question]

$$n$$ is a product of $$6$$ distinct prime numbers. $$\frac{m!}{n}$$ is an integer.
What is the smallest possible value of $$m$$?

$$A. 10$$
$$B. 11$$
$$C. 12$$
$$D. 13$$
$$E. 14$$

The smallest product of 6 distinct prime numbers is:

2 x 3 x 5 x 7 x 11 x 13, so we see that m! must have a prime of 13, so the least value of m is 13.

Answer: D
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