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The least common denominator (LCD) is the least common multiple (LCM) of the denominators.

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Q: How is finding the LCM similar to finding the lcd?
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What is the difference between the LCM and the LCD?

The function of the numbers in question. For the LCM, you are finding a whole number. For the LCD, you are finding a denominator. The process is the same.

What is the relationship between the LCM and LCD?

When adding or subtracting fractions with different denominators you must find their LCD and this done by finding their LCM

What is the difference betweed an LCD and LCM?

The process of finding them is the same. The difference is the function of the numbers. With an LCM, you're finding a multiple of whole numbers. With an LCD, you're finding a multiple of whole numbers that happen to be denominators.

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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.

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.)

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.

What is the LCD of 16 and 7?

Lcd = 1 Lcm = 112

What is The LCD Of 9 10 And 8?

The LCD or LCM is 360

What is the LCD of 5 2 and 9?

The LCD or LCM is 90

What is the difference between the LCM and the LCD in math?

the lcd is the least common denominator but the LCM is the least common multiple.

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