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lcm of 2 exponents: lcm of (3^19, 3^257)

Postby zazeem on Sat Nov 20, 2010 7:08 pm

Hi i was wondering how to find the lcm of (3^19, 3^257) i know you have to get the smallest multiple of both i believe the answer is 3 as this appears to be a trick problem
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Re: lcm of 2 exponents: lcm of (3^19, 3^257)

Postby FWT on Sun Nov 21, 2010 11:24 am

Are you finding the LCM of the numbers 3^19 and 3^257, of 19 and 257, or of 3 and 3?
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Re: lcm of 2 exponents: lcm of (3^19, 3^257)  TOPIC_SOLVED

Postby Martingale on Mon Nov 22, 2010 1:56 am

zazeem wrote:Hi i was wondering how to find the lcm of (3^19, 3^257) i know you have to get the smallest multiple of both i believe the answer is 3 as this appears to be a trick problem


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