# What is the least common denominator of #1/2, 1/4, and 3/8#?

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Mar 5, 2018

The least common denominator is

#### Explanation:

Given:

The least common denominator is the Least Common Multiple (LCM) of the three denominators.

To find the LCM, write multiples of the three denominators:

The LCM is the smallest multiple that is common to all three:

This means the least common denominator is

Mar 5, 2018

#### Explanation:

In this case you should notice that