Making 34/51 have a denominator of 15

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Making 34/51 have a denominator of 15

Oct 8th, 2015

Hello!

First, 34 is 17*2 and 51 = 17*3. So we can factor out 17:

34/51 = 2/3.

Now we multiply both the numerator and the denominator by 5 and obtain

34/51 = 2/3 = 10/15.

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