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22 January, 21:07

Daria bought two same sized poster boards. she cut the posterboards into equal sized pieces to make placemats for her dinner gests. she cut the first posterboard into 5 pieces and the second posterboard into 2 pieces. she will continue to cut the pieces of posterboard so that each one is divided into the same number of equal sized pieces. what is the least number of equal sized pieces each posterboard could have?

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  1. 22 January, 21:13
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    The least number of equal sized pieces each posterboard could have is given by the lowest common multiple of 5 and 2.

    The LCM of 5 and 2 is 10.

    Therefore, the least number of equal sized pieces each posterboard could have is 10.
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