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# RRB NTPC LCM AND HCF Questions

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Question 1:Â The H.C.F. and L.C.M. of, two numbers are 8 and 48 respectively. If one of the numbers is 24, then the other number is

a)Â 48

b)Â 36

c)Â 24

d)Â 16

Question 2:Â Two numbers are in the ratio 3:4. Their L.C.M. is 84. The greater number is

a)Â 21

b)Â 24

c)Â 28

d)Â 84

Question 3:Â The sum of two numbers is 36 and their H.C.F and L.C.M. are 3 and 105 respectively. The sum of the reciprocals of two numbers is

a)Â 2/35

b)Â 3/25

c)Â 4/35

d)Â 2/25

Question 4:Â L.C.M. of two numbers is 120 and their H.C.F. is 10. Which of the following can be the sum of those two numbers?

a)Â 140

b)Â 80

c)Â 60

d)Â 70

Question 5:Â Product of two coprime numbers is 117. Then their LCM is

a)Â 9

b)Â 13

c)Â 39

d)Â 117

Question 6:Â HCF and LCM of two numbers are 11 and 825 respectively. If one number is 275 find the other number.

a)Â 53

b)Â 45

c)Â 33

d)Â 43

Question 7:Â What is the LCM (least common multiple) of 57 and 93?

a)Â 1767

b)Â 1567

c)Â 1576

d)Â 1919

Question 8:Â What is the HCF (highest common factor) of 57 and 513?

a)Â 10

b)Â 57

c)Â 3

d)Â 27

Question 9:Â The two numbers are 63 and 77, HCF is 7, Find the LCM.

a)Â 668

b)Â 693

c)Â 674

d)Â 680

Question 10:Â What is the HCF (highest common factor) of 77 and 275?

a)Â 12

b)Â 11

c)Â 7

d)Â 25

Question 11:Â The two numbers are 55 and 99, HCF is 11, What is their LCM?

a)Â 486

b)Â 479

c)Â 476

d)Â 495

Question 12:Â What is the HCF (highest common factor) of 133 and 112?

a)Â 15

b)Â 7

c)Â 19

d)Â 16

Question 13:Â What is the LCM of 64 and 56?

a)Â 448

b)Â 488

c)Â 484

d)Â 408

Question 14:Â The LCM of two numbers is 4 times their HCF. The sum of LCM and HCF is 125. If one of the numbers is 100, then the other number is

a)Â 5

b)Â 25

c)Â 100

d)Â 125

Question 15:Â The sum of two numbers is 7 and the sum their squares is 23, their product is equal to:

a)Â 10

b)Â 11

c)Â 12

d)Â 13

Question 16:Â The difference between two numbers is 1146. When we divide the larger number by smaller we get 4 as quotient and 6 as remainder. Find the larger number.

a)Â 1526

b)Â 1431

c)Â 1485

d)Â 1234

Question 17:Â The number between 4000 and 5000 that is divisible by each of 12, 18, 21 and 32 is

a)Â 4302

b)Â 4032

c)Â 4023

d)Â 4203

Question 18:Â A number between 1000 and 2000 which when divided by 30, 36 & 80 gives a remainder 11 in each case is

a)Â 1451

b)Â 1641

c)Â 1712

d)Â 1523

Question 19:Â The product of two numbers is 2160 and their HCF is 12. Numbers of such possible pairs is

a)Â 1

b)Â 2

c)Â 3

d)Â 4

Question 20:Â The HCF of two numbers 24 and their LCM is 216. If one of the number is 72, then the other number is

a)Â 27

b)Â 72

c)Â 8

d)Â 24

Given:-
Numbers- First = 24
Second = x (suppose)
H.C.F. of numbers = 8
L.C.M. of numbers = 48
As we know:
H.C.F.* L.C.M. = Product of numbers
Hence
48*8 = 24*x
x = 16

Let the numbers be 3x, 4x
LCM of 3x and 4x is = 12x
So the number 84 is divisible by 12
$\frac{84}{12}$ = 7
The numbers are 7×3 = 21 , 7x 4 = 28
The greatest number is 28

let’s say numbers are $x$ and $y$
hence sum of the reciprocals will be Â $\frac{1}{x} + \frac{1}{y}$
orÂ $\frac{x +y}{xy}$
as $x+y$ = 36 (given)
and $xy$ = $HCF \times LCM$
= $3 \times 105 = 315$
after putting the values we will get summation of reciprocals equals toÂ $\frac{4}{35}$

We assume that numbers are $hr_1$ and $hr_2$ (where h= H.C.F. of numbers and $r_1$Â and $r_2$ are prime factors)
So L.C.M. will be = $hr_1r_2$ = 120
or $r_1r_2$ = 12
So $r_1$ =4 and $r_2$ = 3 ; numbers will be 40 and 30, sum is 70
or $r_1$ = 12 and $r_2$ = 1 ; numbers will be 120 and 10, sum is 130
Hence only option D justifies.

Let the two numbers be a,b.
Hence a * b = L.C.M(a,b) * G.C.D(a,b)
It is given that a,b are co-primes, implies G.C.D(a,b) = 1
Hence from the above equation we get L.C.M(a,b) = a*b = 117

Let the number = $x$

HCF = 11 and LCM = 825

Product of HCF and LCM = Product of the two numbers

=> $x \times 275 = 11 \times 825$

=> $x = \frac{11 \times 825}{275}$

=> $x = \frac{825}{25} = 33$

=> Ans – (C)

Prime factorization of 57 = 3 $\times$ 19

Prime factorization of 93 = 3 $\times$ 31

=> L.C.M. of 57 and 93 = 3Â $\times$Â 19Â $\times$Â 31

= 57Â $\times$Â 31 = 1767

=> Ans – (A)

Factors of 57 = 1 , 3 , 19 , 57

Factors of 513 = 1 , 3 , 9 , 19 , 27 , 57 , 171 , 513

The common factors are = 1 , 3 , 19 , 57

=> Highest common factor = 57

=> Ans – (B)

H.C.F. (a,b) $\times$ L.C.M. (a,b) = $a \times b$

The numbers a = 63 and b = 77 and HCF = 7

=> L.C.M. = $\frac{a \times b}{HCF}$

= $\frac{63 \times 77}{7} = 63 \times 11$

= 693

Factors of : 77 = 1 , 7 , 11 , 77

275 = 1 , 5 , 11 , 25 , 55 , 275

The common factors are 1 and 11

and HCF = 11

=> Ans – (B)

Let the LCM = $x$

Numbers are = 55 , 99

Also, product of numbers = HCF $\times$ LCM

=> $55 \times 99 = 11 \times x$

=> $x = \frac{55 \times 99}{11} = 5 \times 99$

=> $x = 495$

=> Ans – (D)

Prime factorization of

133 = 7Â $\times$ 19

112 = $2^4$Â $\times$Â 7

There is only 1 common factor, and thusÂ the HCF (highest common factor)Â = 7

=> Ans – (B)

(diagram)

so LCM of 64 & 56 is = 8*8*7 = 448

So the answer is option A.

Let one of the numbers = $x$ and other number = 100

Let L.C.M = $L$ and H.C.F = $H$

According to ques, => $L=4H$ ————–(i)

and $L+H=125$

Substituting value from equation (i), we getÂ : $4H+H=5H=125$

=> $H=\frac{125}{5}=25$

=> $L=4\times25=100$

Thus, product of numbers = $L\times H$

=> $100\times x=100\times25$

=> $x=25$

=> Ans – (B)

Let the numbers be $x$ and $y$

It is given that $x^2+y^2=23$ ———–(i)

Also, $x+y=7$

Squaring both sides, we getÂ :

=> $x^2+y^2+2xy=49$

=> $23+2xy=49$

=> $2xy=49-23=26$

=> $xy=\frac{26}{2}=13$

$\therefore$ Product of the numbers =Â 13

=> Ans – (D)

Let the smaller number be $x$ and the larger number = $(x+1146)$

According to ques, on dividing the larger term by smaller one,

=> $(x+1146)=4x+6$

=> $4x-x=1146-6$

=> $3x=1140$

=> $x=\frac{1140}{3}=380$

$\therefore$ Larger number = $380+1146=1526$

=> Ans – (A)

LCM of 12,18,21,32 is 2016

Multiples of 2016 between 4000 and 5000 are 4032.

4032 is present in the options.

Hence, option B is the correct answer.

LCM of given 3 numbers (30, 36, 80) = 720

Multiple of 720 between 1000 and 2000 is 1440.

$\therefore$ Number which gives a remainder 11 in each case (1440 + 11) = 1451

Hence, option AÂ is the correct answer.

H.C.F. of the two numbers is 12, let the numbers be $12x$ and $12y$, where $x$ and $y$ are co-prime

Product = $(12x)\times(12y)=2160$

=Â $xy=\frac{2160}{144}$

=> $xy=15$

Now, factors of 15 = 1, 3, 5, 15

Thus, possible values of $(x,y)=(1,15),(3,5)$

$\therefore$ 2 such pairs are possible.

=> Ans – (B)

Let the number be $a$ and other number = $b=72$

We know thatÂ : $H.C.F(a,b)\times L.C.M.(a,b)=a\times b$

=> $a\times72=24\times216$

=> $a=\frac{24\times216}{72}$

=> $a=24\times3=72$

=> Ans – (B)