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# What if there is no LCM in a fraction problem?

Updated: 8/31/2023 Wiki User

12y ago

There is always going to be a LCM. Just multiply the two numbers together to get the a common multiple if you cant find one because the two numbers multiplied together is a common multiple. Wiki User

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10y ago

Yes, you have to find the Least Common Multiple.   Earn +20 pts
Q: What if there is no LCM in a fraction problem?
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Find the GCF when you want to simplify a fraction. Find an LCM when you want to add and subtract fractions.

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The first step is to find the least common multiple (LCM) of all the denominators. Next, multiply each term by this LCM. When you have done this you will have a multistep problem which is free of fractions.

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