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Three comets appear in the sky at regular periods of 8, 16 and 24 years respectively. If a comet has passed just now, what is the minimum time that we must wait for a comet to appear in the sky?

A

8 years.

B

25 years.

C

24 years.

D

16 years.

Soln.
Ans: a

The least of the given time periods is 8. So this is the minimum waiting time.


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