GCF/LCM Word Problems
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Sara had 16 red flowers and 24 yellow flowers.  She wants to make bouquets with the same number of each color flower in each bouquet.  What is the greatest number of bouquets that she can make?
    answer choices
    4
    2
    48
    8
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Lisa is making activity baskets to donate to charity.  She has 12 coloring books and 36 crayons.  What is the greatest number of baskets she can make if each type of toy is equally distributed among the baskets?
    answer choices
    2
    12
    36
    6
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Peter has 18 oranges and 27 pears.  He wants to make fruit baskets with the same number of each fruit in each basket.  What is the greatest number of baskets he can make? 
    answer choices
    3
    18
    9
    27
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. At Kentucky Fried Chicken, the kitchen staff baked 96 chicken legs and 144 thighs.  The staff had to prepare platters for an office lunch.  If each platter will have the same number of legs and thighs, what is the greatest number of platters they can make?
    answer choices
    48
    2
    4
    16
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Jeremy has two pieces of wood:  one is 90 inches and the other is 72 inches. He wants to cut both pieces into smaller pieces of the same length.  What is the longest possible length he can cut and not have any lumber left over?
    answer choices
    9
    2
    18
    72
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Shannon is making identical balloon arrangements for a party. She has 32 maroon balloons, 24 white
    balloons, and 16 orange balloons. She wants each arrangement to have the same number of each
    color. What is the greatest number of arrangements that she can make if every balloon is used?
    answer choices
    6
    2
    4
    8
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. There are 40 girls and 32 boys who want to participate in 6th grade intramurals. If each team must
    have the same number of girls and the same number of boys. What is the greatest number of teams that can participate in intramurals?
    answer choices
    6
    4
    8
    2
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. There are 48 girls and 64 boys. 
    The choir teacher plans to arrange the students in equal rows.
    Only girls or boys will be in each row (no mixing of girls and boys in the same row). What is the greatest number of students that could be in each row?
    answer choices
    8
    6
    16
    12
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Kiara baked 30 oatmeal cookies and 48 chocolate chip cookies to package in plastic containers
    for her teacher friends at school. She wants to divide the cookies into identical containers so that each
    container has the same number of each kind of cookie. If she wants each container to have the
    greatest number of cookies possible, how many plastic containers does she need?
    answer choices
    2
    4
    6
    8
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Melanie has pieces of train track that are 8 inches long that she is connecting together to form a track that her train can travel on. Martin is also trying to construct a track for his train but is using track pieces that are 20 inches long. How long will the shortest track be if the track that Melanie builds ends up being the same length as Martin’s track?
    answer choices
    10 inches
    20 inches
    30 inches
    40 inches
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. At the movie theater, they give out a free drink to every 75th customer and a free bag of popcorn to every 30th customer. Who is the first customer that is going to win both free items?
    answer choices
    16th customer
    150th customer
    300th customer
    180th customer
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Peter has 18 oranges and 27 pears. He wants to make fruit baskets with the same number of each fruit in each basket. How many PEARS will be in the greatest number of fruit baskets?
    answer choices
    7
    8
    9
    10
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Peter has 18 oranges and 27 pears. He wants to make fruit baskets with the same number of each fruit in each basket. What is the greatest number of fruit baskets he can make?
    answer choices
    1
    2
    3
    4
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Jenny goes to  karate class every 12 days.and too the library every 18 days. On December 1st she went to both class and the library. On what date will she do both class and go to the library?
    answer choices
    24 days
    36 days
    42 days
    52 days
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Henry and Margo both began traveling around a circular track. Henry is riding his bike, and Margo is walking. It takes Henry 7 minutes to make it all the way around, and Margo takes 12 minutes. How much time will pass until they meet at the starting line?
    answer choices
    84 minutes
    48 minutes
    854 minutes
    78 minutes
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Two clocks are turned on at the same time. One clock chimes every 15 minutes. The other clock chimes every 25 minutes. In how many minutes will they chime together?
    answer choices
    55 minutes
    25 minutes
    60 minutes
    75 minutes
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. The school cafeteria serves tacos every sixth day and cheeseburgers every eight day. If tacos and cheeseburgers are both on today’s menu, how many days will it be before they are both on the menu again?
    answer choices
    14 days
    24 days
    34 days
    44 days
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. Two neon signs are turned on at the same time. Both signs blink as they are turned on. One sign blinks every 9 seconds. The other sign blinks every 15 seconds. In how many seconds will they blink together again?
    answer choices
    48 seconds
    45 seconds
    16 seconds
    8 seconds
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. A radio station is giving away a $100 bill to every 30th caller and movie tickets to every 40th caller.  Which caller will be the first to win both prizes?
    answer choices
    5
    2
    10
    120
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Melanie and Martin are both building a toy train track out of connecting pieces. Melanie has pieces that are 8 inches long while Martin's pieces are 20 inches long.  How long will the shortest track be that they can each build with the same length?
    answer choices
    2
    40
    4
    20
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