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27 = 3 x 3 x 3
72 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3
HCF of 27 and 72 = 3 x 3 = 9

Ans : 9 goodie bags.

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Hmm, shouldn’t the answer be 27 goodie bags?

1 choc and 2 candies in each bag?

Am I missing something?

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The key word in this question is “all”. Therefore, no remainder is allowed. However, the question could have been clearer by specifying no remainder. 🙂

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My bad! I simply glossed over the “ALL”! Thanks for pointing that out!

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Common Factors of 27 and 72 : 1, 3 and 9

9 is the greatest common factor –> 9 goodie bags

 

Answer: 9

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Thank you so much. So clear yet easy to digest😊

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