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# How Much Money?

Jeff has a bunch of coins. Figure out how many coins he has using only these facts:

He puts an equal amount in each of 9 bags and has none left over.

He puts an equal amount in each of 6 bags and has none left over.

He puts an equal amount in each of 5 bags and has 2 left over.

What is the least amount of coins Jeff could have?

He puts an equal amount in each of 9 bags and has none left over.

He puts an equal amount in each of 6 bags and has none left over.

He puts an equal amount in each of 5 bags and has 2 left over.

What is the least amount of coins Jeff could have?

### Hint

Think about the multiples.### Answer

72.It's the lowest multiple of 6 and 9 that when divided by 5 will give a remainder of 2.

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