# How do you find the LCD of 8x , 25y?

##### 1 Answer

May 27, 2016

To find the least common denominator, we look for the smallest number that both numbers can divide into, which is

#### Explanation:

To find the least common denominator, we look for the smallest number that both numbers can divide into. To do that, I like to break the numbers we are working with down into their constituent parts and start from there.

Let's do 8x first.

Put the whole thing together to get: