Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - 3.2 Least Common Multiples - 3.2 Exercises: 10

Answer

24

Work Step by Step

Multiples of 8: 8, 16, 24, 32, 40 In order to find the LCM of 6 and 8, we must find the first multiple of 8 that is also divisible by 6. 8 and 16 are not divisible by 6. $24\div8=3$ Therefore, 24 is the LCM of 6 and 8.
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