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All numbers in our real number system are the product of primenumbers. Complete the following steps for this discussion:

1.List the ages of two people in your life, one older than you andone younger than you. It would be best if the younger personwas 15 years of age or younger.

2.Find the prime factorizations of your age and the other twopersons’ ages. Show your work listed by name and age. Makesure your work is clear and concise.

3.Find the LCM and the GCF for each set of numbers. Again, beclear and concise. Explain or show how you arrived at youranswers.

4.In your own words, explain the meaning of your calculated LCMand GCF for the ages you selected. Do not explain how you gotthe numbers; rather
explain the meaning of the numbers. Bespecific to your numbers; do not give generic definitions.

5.Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. Did yourclassmates calculate the LCM and GCF correctly? Are theirinterpretations correctly applied to the ages?


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