MATH SOLVE

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# Keith and Donna walk around a track. Keith walks each lap in 12 minutes. Donna walks each lap in 8 minutes. The two of them begin at the starting line at thesame time. They walk until they meet again at the starting line.Answer the following questions.How much time does it take for them to meet again at the starting line?I minutesHow many laps does Keith complete?lapsHow many laps does Donna complete?laps

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Answer:1. It will take 24 minutes for Keith and Donna to meet again at the starting line.2. Keith will complete 2 laps 3. Donna will complete 3 laps.Step-by-step explanation:Factor two numbers 12 and 8:[tex]12=\underline{2\cdot 2}\cdot 3\\ \\8=\underline{2\cdot 2}\cdot 2[/tex]Find LCM(12,8):[tex]LCM(12,8)=\underline{2\cdot 2}\cdot 3\cdot 2=24[/tex]1. It will take 24 minutes for Keith and Donna to meet again at the starting line.2. Keith will complete 2 laps 3. Donna will complete 3 laps.