Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Adding and Subtracting Fractions - 3.2 Least Common Multiples - 3.2 Exercises - Page 212: 26

Answer

$\frac{16}{24}$

Work Step by Step

We are trying to write $\frac{2}{3}$ with a denominator of 24. In order to do this, we must first divide 24 by the current denominator. $24\div3=8$ Therefore, we must multiply both the numerator and denominator of the original fraction by 8. $\frac{2\times8}{3\times8}=\frac{16}{24}$
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