how can we know that we have to find H.C.F or L.C.M ?

Asked by Ritwika Sharma | 26th Aug, 2012, 06:29: PM

Expert Answer:

If the problem asks for maximum  things, like  Find the maximum numbers of rooms required, greatest size of a measuring can, etc, then we need to find HCF.

If the problem asks for simultaneous occurrence of events then we need to find LCM.

Answered by  | 26th Aug, 2012, 06:38: PM

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