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What is the LCD for fractions?

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Answered 2008-06-25 10:58:11

The LCD for fractions is the LCM (least common multiple) of all of the denominators.

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The LCD of two fractions is the same as the LCM of their denominators.

Is the LCD of two fractions the same as the LCM of the numerators of the fractions?

The "D" in LCD stands for denominator. The LCD is the same process as the LCM of the denominators.

How are the LCM and the LCD different?

LCM can apply to terms which don't look like fractions LCD (denominator) has to be fractions. The LCM of the denominators is the LCD.

When is it useful to know multiples of a number?

What number is missing in the fractions to have a LCD of 120?

What is the algorithm for adding fractions?


How the LCD of two or more fractions could be of use?

Once you find the LCD, convert the fractions to their equivalents and then you can add and/or subtract them correctly.

Express the fractions of 34 76 and 58 with the lcd?

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The lcd for the fractions 12 34?


Can you use Lcd when subtracting fractions?


What is the purpose of finding the LCD of fractions?


What is the LCD for the fraction 13 over 18?

You need two fractions to find an LCD.

Do you need to find the LCD in multipliying?

When multiplying fractions, it is not necessary to find the LCD first.

What is the LCD of 14 over 15?

You need at least two fractions to find an LCD.

How do you write fractions as equivalent fractions with the LCD?

(1) find the LCD. (2) find the factor that each original denominator needs to be multiplied by to get the LCD. (3) multiply both the numerator and the denominator by that factor.

Comparing fractions without using an lcd?

It is easy: just convert to decimal fractions.

Will The LCD of two fractions be the same as the LCM of the numerators of the fractions?

No, the LCM of the denominators.

What is difference between LCM and LCD?

They are practically the same except for the fact that LCD is for fractions and LCM is not.

What is the LCD of 11 and 18?

The LCM of these numbers is 198. (LCD is just the LCM of the denominators of fractions.)

LCD of two or more fractions mean?

LCD is the Lowest Common Denominator which is the lowest number into which the denominators of all the fractions will each divide exactly. Each of the fractions can then be converted to an equivalent fraction with the new denominator which then allows the fractions to be added and/or subtracted.

Why would you want to rename fractions with the LCD?

Possible reasons: To add or subtract fractions, To compare fractions with different denominators.

What is the LCD of these fractions 1 divided by a and 1 divided by 2b and 1 divided by 3c?

LCD = LCD(a, 2b, 3c) = 6abc

What is the least common denominator for fractions with the denominators 85 110 and 260?

The LCD for these fractions is 48,620.

What is the importance of reducing fractions to lowest term?

In order to find the LCD when adding or subtracting fractions

What is the lcd of 1 over2 and 1 over8?

The LCD for working with those fractions is 8 (or 1/8)

What is the lcd for the fractions 3 over 4 and 7 over 10?

LCD(4, 10) = 20

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