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Q: Why do common multiples and common factors help solve a problem?

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becasu multiples are the same thing as factors.

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Factors,are the number that can be multiply and multiplies are the operation to solve a problem and to factorize numbers...

When reducing fractions to their lowest terms the HCF is used When adding or subtracting fractions with different denominators the LCM is used

This cannot be answered because the common multiples of any two or more numbers are infinite.

you list all the multiples of each number until you come to the first number that is in all columns

There are many problems involving factors and the question needs to be more specific.

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You make make a factor tree to solve this:24 = 6 * 4 = 3 * 2 * 2 * 2Therefore, the factors of 24 which are multiples of 3 are 3, and 3*2 = 6, and 3*2*2 = 12

Divide top and bottom by whatever common factors they have.

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