Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - 3.2 Least Common Multiples - 3.2 Exercises: 52

Answer

To determine a fraction with an indicated denominator you firstly divide the indicated denominator by the denominator of the fraction. Secondly, you multiply the nominator with the resulting number to get the new numerator.

Work Step by Step

To determine a fraction with an indicated denominator you firstly divide the indicated denominator by the denominator of the fraction. Example: $\frac{2}{5} = \frac{}{ 20}$. First step: $20 \div 5 = 4$. Secondly, you multiply the nominator with the resulting number to get the new numerator Second step: $ 2 \cdot 4 = 8$. And the result is $\frac{8}{20}$.
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