MATH SOLVE

6 months ago

Q:
# Please help me!!For a family picnic, Akeela wants to buy the same number of bratwurst and buns. The bratwurst come in packages of 6, and the buns are sold in packages of 8.Part A: What is the least numbet of bratwurst and buns that Akeela could buy?Part B: How many packages of each should Akeela buy to have the least number of total packages?

Accepted Solution

A:

To find the least number of buns and bratwursts Akeela should buy so there are none left over, you will think of how each number is grouped as a multiple.

Bratwurst - 6, 12, 18, 24, 32, ...

Buns - 8, 16, 24, ...

She can buy 24 of each if she buys 4 packages of 6 bratwursts and 3 packages of 8 buns.

Bratwurst - 6, 12, 18, 24, 32, ...

Buns - 8, 16, 24, ...

She can buy 24 of each if she buys 4 packages of 6 bratwursts and 3 packages of 8 buns.