LOWEST COMMON MULTIPLE

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For each pair of fractions, write

1.  1)  the lowest common multiple (LCM) of the denominators,

1.  2)  a pair of equivalent fractions with a common denominator,

1.  3)  the larger fraction.  

      LCM Equivalent pair  Larger
  2.   a)   1
2
 7 
16
  16    8 
16
 7 
16
    1
2
 
 
  2.   b)    9 
32
1
4
  32    9 
32
 8 
32
     9 
32
 
 
  2.   c)   1
3
 5 
12
  12    4 
12
 5 
12
     5 
12
 
  2.   d)    4 
15
2
5
  15    4 
15
 6 
15
    2
5
 
 
  2.   e)   5
6
7
9
  18   15
18
14
18
    5
6
 
 
  2.   f)   3
8
 5 
12
  24    9 
24
10
24
     5 
12
 
 
  2.   g)    7 
10
11
15
  30   21
30
22
30
    11
15
 
 
  2.   h)   2
3
3
4
  12    8 
12
 9 
12
    3
4
 
 
  2.   i)   4
9
 5 
11
  99   44
99
45
99
     5 
11
 

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