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Yes. Example: 1/30 and 1/42

2 x 3 x 5 = 30

2 x 3 x 7 = 42

2 x 3 x 5 x 7 = 210, the least common denominator.

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A polynomial of degree zero is a constant term

The grouping method of factoring can still be used when only some of the terms share a common factor A True B False

The sum or difference of p and q is the of the x-term in the trinomial

A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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