Find the least common denominator of the following fractions: 5/12, 7/36, and 3/8.

8, 16, 24,

**36**

12, 24,

**36**

**36**

**The least common denominator is 36.**

The least common denominator of two or more fractions is the smallest number that can be divided evenly by each of the fractions' denominators. You can determine the LCM (least common multiple) by finding multiples of the denominators of the fractions.

Find the least common denominator of the following fractions: 5/12, 7/36, and 3/8.

8, 16, 24,**36**

12, 24,**36**

**36**

**The least common denominator is 36.**

Find the least common denominator of the following fractions: 5/12, 7/36, and 3/8.

8, 16, 24,

12, 24,

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fractions,
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least common denominator,
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