Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - Review Exercises: 15

Answer

120

Work Step by Step

6,8,5,15 Use prime factorization to find the least common multiple of 6,8,5 and 15 Find the prime factorization for each number 6 = 2*3 8 = 2*2*2 5 = 5 *1 15 = 3*5 2 occur most often in the factorization of 6 2 * 2 occur most often in the factorization of 8 5 occur most often in the factorization of 5 3 occur most often in the factorization of 15 L.C.M. = 2*2*2*5 *3 = 120
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