Two integers a and b have a product of 24. What…

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  1. Tswhkli

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    Two integers a and b have a product of 24. What is the least possible sum of a and b
     
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    A x b=24Possible values of a and b are: 1 x 24=242 x 12=243 x 8=244 x 6=24The possible sums of a and b are: 1+24=252+12=143+8=114+6=10Therefore, the least possible sum of a and b is 10.
     

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