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Weekly Problem 45 - 2009

Stage: 2 and 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Flora the florist has $24$ white, $42$ red and $36$ yellow roses. What is the greatest number of bunches she can make if she uses all of these flowers and all the bunches are identical?

If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task which challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.

 

 

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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