# Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - 3.2 Least Common Multiples - 3.2 Exercises: 49

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#### Work Step by Step

In order to rewrite $\frac{3}{16}$ with a denominator of 144, we must first divide 144 by the original denominator. $144÷16=9$ Therefore, we must multiply the original numerator by 9. $\frac{3}{16}=\frac{3\times9}{144}=\frac{27}{144}$

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