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Posted by **Michelle** on Friday, October 15, 2010 at 6:40pm.

9u3v2w4 15u4v4w3

What is the least common multiple (LCM) of the monomials shown above?

3u3v2w3

45u4v4w4

45u3v2w3

3u4v4w4

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**Henry**, Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 7:54pmFirst, i'm assuming there are no exponents. Then i'm going to multiply

the coefficients together forming a single coefficient for each monomial.

9u3v2w4 = 216uvw,

15u4v4w3 = 720uvw,

The LCM is => The largest coefficient(720). If we divided 720 by 216, we would get a remainder. Therefore, 720 is NOT the LCM. So the LCM is > 720.

We try dividing 2160(3*720) by 216 and

we get 10 and NO remainder.

Therefore, the LCM = 2160.

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