2022 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 7
- The following problem is from both the 2022 AMC 10A #7 and 2022 AMC 12A #4, so both problems redirect to this page.
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Problem
The least common multiple of a positive integer and is , and the greatest common divisor of and is . What is the sum of the digits of ?
Solution 1
Note that Let It follows that:
- From the least common multiple condition, we have from which and
- From the greatest common divisor condition, we have from which
Together, we conclude that The sum of its digits is
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Solution 2
The options for are , , and . The options for are , , , , etc. We see that appears in both lists, thus .
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Video Solution 1
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Video Solution 2
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Remark
If you ignore or mess up the LCM, and get , you'll still get the correct answer.
See Also
2022 AMC 10A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
Preceded by Problem 6 |
Followed by Problem 8 | |
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All AMC 10 Problems and Solutions |
2022 AMC 12A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
Preceded by Problem 3 |
Followed by Problem 5 |
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All AMC 12 Problems and Solutions |
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