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Q: What problems can be solved using gcf and LCM?

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The GCF can be used to reduce fractions. The LCM can be used to add and subtract unlike fractions.

Reducing equivalent fractions to their simplest form.

Finding the GCF will help in simplifying fractions. Finding the LCM will help in adding and subtracting fractions.

The GCF can help in reducing equivalent fractions. The LCM can help in adding and subtracting unlike fractions.

Simplifying fractions

For reducing fractions to their lowest terms

The GCF is 6. That makes the LCM 42.

The GCF of 6 and 16 is 2. The LCM is the product of 6 and 16 (96) divided by the GCF (2) The LCM is 48.

The GCF of two numbers multiplied by their LCM will equal the product of the original numbers. If you know the GCF, divide it into the product of the two. The result will be the LCM. If the GCF of two numbers is 1, the LCM is their product.

The GCF is 1. That means the LCM is the two numbers multiplied together, or 210.

The GCF is 14.42 x 56 divided by 14 equals 168, the LCM

72,48

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