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# The product of three positive integers is 300. If one of the

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The product of three positive integers is 300. If one of them is 5, what is the least possible value of the sum of the other two? ​

A) 16

B) ​17

C) ​19

D) ​23

E) ​32
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Re: The product of three positive integers is 300. If one of the [#permalink]  02 Feb 2019, 03:50
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The product of three positive integers is 300. If one of them is 5, what is the least possible value of the sum of the other two? ​

A) 16

B) ​17

C) ​19

D) ​23

E) ​32

Explanation::

Here,

it can be written as

5∗x∗y=300

Therefore xy=60

Hence the Possible values of x,y are -

(1*60) , (2*30) , (3*20) , (4*15) , (5*12) , (6*10) , (10*6) , (12*5)

The least possible will be 6 * 10 i.e 6 + 10 = 16

Option A
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