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# List the first five common multiples in ascending order for each pair of numbers. a.6,16

Discrete math
List the first five common multiples in ascending order for each pair of numbers.
a.6,16

2020-11-15
Step 1
$$\displaystyle{6}={1}\times{2}\times{3}$$
$$\displaystyle{16}={1}\times{2}\times{2}\times{2}\times{2}$$
hence common factors are multiples of 1 and 2.
Step 2
i.e. common factors are
$$\displaystyle{\left\lbrace{1},{2}\right\rbrace}$$ only