malvika has two pieces of ribbon _Red is 264cm,green is 360cm. she want to cut them into equal pieces to distribute among her friend ;
(1) what is the iength ribbon piece that can be cut ,so that no ribbon is wasted?
(2) how many pieces of red ribbon and green ribbon will malvika get?
(3) by not wasting the ribbon ,what quality is shown by malvika?


The prime factorisation of 264 and 360 is :264 = 2×2×2×3×11360 = 2×2×2×3×3×5HCF = 2×2×2×3 =24a. So required length of the ribbon piece cut = 24 cmb. number of pieces of red ribbon = 26424 = 11number of pieces of green ribbon = 36024 = 15

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