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What is the least common multiple of the two denominators 6/8 and 4/32?

Oct 15, 2018
edited by SmartMathMan  Oct 15, 2018

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i got 8

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I'm not sure i did it correctly. Please help and show me how you did it. It was a multiple choice question so i just guessed. I want to know how to solve the. THX!

SmartMathMan  Oct 15, 2018
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Oh im sorry i wrote the problem wrong. I just corrected the problem

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Sorry...I got distracted and didn't see the  word "denomkinators"...we have

6/8

4/32

If we don't want to reduce the fractions, the LCM  can be found thusly

8 = 2^3

32 = 2^5

We look at the  like bases  = 2  and take the one with the highest exponent

So

LCM =   2^5   = 32

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NO I WROTE THE PROBLEM WRONG. I forgot to write denominators. I corrected it. You did both problems right! It was my Fault.

SmartMathMan  Oct 15, 2018
edited by SmartMathMan  Oct 15, 2018
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OK...I didn't think I'd seen the word "denominators" at first...but...I'm watching the baseball game...so...I thought I just mis-read it....LOL!!!

CPhill  Oct 15, 2018
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lol same im watching the game. are you watching it on your tv or youtube?

SmartMathMan  Oct 15, 2018
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I message you :)

NotSoSmart  Oct 15, 2018
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My sister's TV  [ I'm keeping their dog  ]

CPhill  Oct 15, 2018