Sheet # 132 Critical Thinking
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A cricket and a flea are climbing a set of stairs which has 12 steps. The cricket can hop three steps at a time, but the flea can only hop two steps at a time.
a) On which steps do both the cricket and flea land?
b) If there are 28 steps, on which steps do both land? Explain your answer.
Answer for sheet # 132
a) LCM of 3 and 6 is 6. They will meet on step 6, and 12.
b) LCM of 3 and 6 is 6. They will meet on step 6, 12, 18, and 24. After that they will meet at the last step 28.