Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - 3.2 Least Common Multiples - 3.2 Exercises: 27

Answer

$\frac{9}{24}$

Work Step by Step

We are trying to write $\frac{3}{8}$ with a denominator of 24. In order to do this, we must first divide 24 by the current denominator. $24\div8=3$ Therefore, we must multiply both the numerator and denominator of the original fraction by 3. $\frac{3\times3}{8\times3}=\frac{9}{24}$
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