Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - 3.2 Least Common Multiples - 3.2 Exercises: 36

Answer

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Work Step by Step

In order to rewrite $\frac{1}{2}$ with a denominator of 6, we must first divide 6 by the original denominator. $6\div2=3$ Therefore, we must multiply the original numerator by 3. $\frac{1}{2}=\frac{1\times3}{6}=\frac{3}{6}$
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