# How can you the least find denominator for 1/8 and 2/9?

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#### Explanation:

First, find the prime factorization of each denominator:

Next, find the product of the greatest powers of each prime that occurs:

In this case, the least common denominator is

In the above case, we get the same result by just multiplying the two denominators. For an example where that is not the case, consider

The only primes which appear are

So the least common denominator between