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• Question 1
30 seconds
Q. Eason 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?
2
12
36
6
• Question 2
30 seconds
Q. Maya 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?
4
2
48
8
• Question 3
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?
48
2
4
16
• Question 4
30 seconds
Q. Bella 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?
32
192
4
8
• Question 5
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?
16th customer
150th customer
300th customer
180th customer
• Question 6
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?
5
2
10
120
• Question 7
180 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?
14 days
24 days
34 days
44 days
• Question 8
180 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?
48 seconds
45 seconds
16 seconds
3  seconds
• Question 9
30 seconds
Q. Sara has 16 red flowers and 24 yellow flowers.  She wants to make bouquets with the same number of each color flow in each bouquet.  What is the greatest number of bouquets that she can make?
Greatest Common Factor
Least Common Multiple
• Question 10
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?
Greatest Common Factor
Least Common Multiple
• Question 11
30 seconds
Q. Lisa is making activity baskets to donate to charity.  She has 12 coloring books, 28 markers, and 36 crayons.  What is the greatest number of baskets she can make if each type of toy is equally distributed among the baskets?
Greatest Common Factor
Least Common Multiple
• Question 12
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?
Greatest Common Factor
Least Common Multiple
• Question 13
30 seconds
Q. Peter has 18 oranges, 27 pears and 12 bananas. 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? How many of each type of fruit will be in the baskets?
Greatest Common Factor
Least Common Multiple
• Question 14
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?
Greatest Common Factor
Least Common Multiple
• Question 15
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?
Greatest Common Factor
Least Common Multiple
• Question 16
30 seconds
Q. Jenny goes to dance class every 6 days, karate class every 12 days, and to the library every 18 days. On December 1st she went to both classes and the library. On what date will she do both classes and go to the library?
Greatest Common Factor
Least Common Multiple
• Question 17
30 seconds
Q. At Kentucky Fried Chicken, the kitchen staff baked 96 chicken legs, 144 thighs, and 224 wings. The staff had to prepare platters for a catered lunch at an office. Each platter will have the same number of legs, thighs, and wings. How many platters can the staff make if they want the greatest number of chicken pieces on each platter?
Greatest Common Factor
Least Common Multiple
• Question 18
30 seconds
Q. Radio station Z-100 was giving away a \$100 bill to every 100th caller during a contest and gave Jingle Ball tickets to every 40th caller. How many callers must call before someone wins both a \$100 bill and a Jingle Ball ticket?
Greatest Common Factor
Least Common Multiple
• Question 19
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 of wood into smaller pieces so that all these pieces are the same length. If he wants the pieces to be as long as possible and doesn’t want to have any lumber left over, how long should each piece be? How many total pieces of lumber will he have?