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Megha Ajith from GEMS OUR OWN INDIAN SCHOOL, asked a question
Subject: Math , asked on 15/2/13

A florist made as many identical bunches of flowers as she possibly could, using a total of 100

carnations, 150 tulips and 200 lilies.
How many flowers did she use in each bunch?
1) 5
2) 9
3) 10
4) 20

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Priyanka Kedia , Meritnation Expert added an answer, on 17/2/13
5332 helpful votes in Math

H.C.F. of 100, 150 and 200 is as,

Therefore, H.C.F.=

Now,the number of carnations used in each bunch = 100/50 = 2

and, number of tulips used in each bunch = 150/50 = 3

and, number of lilies used in each bunch = 200/50 = 4

So, Total number of carnations, tulips and lilies used in each bunch = 2+3+4 = 9

Hence,, She used 9 flowers in each bunch.

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Jeffrin John From Carmel School, added an answer, on 15/2/13
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she used 9 flowers in each bunch

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