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alli4476
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is the lcm of 14a^3b^7 and 21a^5b^2

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what's the LCM of 14 and 21

JuanitaM
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2for the coefficent  LCM multiply the coefficient  what is the smallest number that both 14 and 21 divide evenly. So look at x^3 and x^5; Do you see that x^5 is the smallest monomial that both x^3 and x^5 divide evenly?  And looking at b^7 and b^2; Do you see that b^7 is the smallest?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now find the LCM of a^3 and a^5

alli4476
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait do I divide 3 and 5

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you just take the larger exponent so the LCM is a^5

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the LCM of b^2 and b^7 is b^7

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0all together: LCM of 14a^3b^7 and 21a^5b^2 is 42a^5b^7

alli4476
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you sure there is not that answer

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what answer choices do you have

alli4476
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here is what I have 7a^8b^9 249a^8b^9 249a^3b^2 7a^3b^2

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0looks like you want the GCF (and not the LCM) then

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I see the GCF in there, but not the LCM

JuanitaM
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2your answer for the 7 is correct, but for GCF and exponents; you take the smaller of the exponents

alli4476
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it would be 7a^3b^2

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you are correct
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