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anonymous
 one year ago
Find the LCD that would eliminate the fractions in this equation
x/2+1/4=3/4
anonymous
 one year ago
Find the LCD that would eliminate the fractions in this equation x/2+1/4=3/4

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bradely
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x/2+1/4=3/4 Subtract 1/4 from each side x/2+1/41/4=3/41/4 x/2 =3/41/4 x/2 =(31)/4 x/2 =2/4 x =1 Source: http://www.mathskey.com/question2answer/

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4The denominators are 2, 4, and 4. What is the smallest number that you can divide evenly by 2 and 4?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{ x }{ 2 } + \frac{ 1 }{ 4 } = \frac{ 3 }{ 4 }\]

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4@bradely If this were a question on a test, you'd get no credit for it because even though you solved the equation correctly, you didn't answer the question being asked.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I already tried to put in 1 but it says its wrong. I don't understand how I'm getting it wrong.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Here is an example. Let's use the number 16 as a common denominator. 16/2 = 8 (no remainder) 16/4 = 4 (no remainder) 16 is a common denominator for 2 and 4 because when you divide 16 by 2 or by 4 you get no remainder. 16 is not the least common denominator. This problem is asking for the least common denominator (LCD) of 2 and 4. What is the smallest number that you can divide by 2 and divide by 4 and get no remainder? That is what an LCD is.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.02, 4, and 4. Which is the smallest number?

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4One way to find the least common denominator of numbers is to list the multiples of the numbers. Take each number, and multiply it by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, ... Write those multiples. Then look for the smallest multiple that is common to both.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.4Here is an example. Find the LCD of 3 and 5. Solution Multiples of 3: 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, ... Multiples of 5: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, ... Smallest multiple of both 3 and 5: 15 15 is the LCD of 3 and 5 Now do the same for 2 and 4.

triciaal
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@kspencer you did not answer the question asked. read the question again then follow what @mathstudent55 has above
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