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Because the common multiples of any two or more numbers are infinite.

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A polynomial of degree zero is a constant term

The grouping method of factoring can still be used when only some of the terms share a common factor A True B False

The sum or difference of p and q is the of the x-term in the trinomial

A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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What is the greatest common multiple between 12 and 15?

There is no "greatest common multiple" for any pair of numbers. If you meant greatest common factor, the answer is 3.


What is the greatest common multiple of 1215and18?

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Only if the magnitudes of two numbers are the same.


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Can a pair of numbers have one common multiple?

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36 and 48 12 and any multiple of 12


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Since 70 is a multiple of 14, it is the least common multiple. Or, you can determine it as you would any pair of numbers. The least common multiple of two numbers is the product of the two numbers divided by their greatest common factor. The greatest common factor of 14 and 70 is 14. Therefore, the least common multiple 14 x 70 ÷ 14 = 70.


What is the greatest common multiple of 20 and 50?

There is no greatest common multiple of this or any pair of numbers. The least common multiple is 100 which is 5 times 20 and 2 time 50. However, 200,300,400, 500, 600, ..... are all common multiples as well.


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Is the greatest common factor of a pair of numbers ever equal to one of the numbers?

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The Least common multiple is 35 and the Greatest common factor is 7. find a pair of numbers for each set of conditions?

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A prime number


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No.


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12 and 24 is one such pair.


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when one of the numbers is a multiple of the other, or when the other number is one.