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Simplifying Fractions

Simplifying Fractions

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Fraction is a two-part number representation which has numerator part at top and denominator part at bottom.
Simplification Fractions of fraction does not always result in reducing the fraction as higher equivalent
fraction could be the required answer in some cases.
Simplification could also end up in improper fractions and those cases we need to convert it to mixed fraction
form.
Simplification could also result in reducing the fraction to its lowest possible equivalent
A fraction may be proper or improper fraction. Example: 4 / 8 is simplified as 1 / 2.
Fraction is a two-part number representation which has numerator part at top and denominator part at bottom.
Simplification Fractions of fraction does not always result in reducing the fraction as higher equivalent
fraction could be the required answer in some cases.
Simplification could also end up in improper fractions and those cases we need to convert it to mixed fraction
form.
Simplification could also result in reducing the fraction to its lowest possible equivalent
A fraction may be proper or improper fraction. Example: 4 / 8 is simplified as 1 / 2.

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Simplifying Fractions

Fraction is a two-part number representation which has numerator part at top and denominator part at bottom. Simplification Fractions of fraction does not always result in reducing the fraction as higher equivalent fraction could be the required answer in some cases. Simplification could also end up in improper fractions and those cases we need to convert it to mixed fraction form. Simplification could also result in reducing the fraction to its lowest possible equivalent A fraction may be proper or improper fraction. Example: 4 / 8 is simplified as 1 / 2.

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How to Simplify Fractions
Below are the steps for simplifying fractions: Step 1: Start with the lowest factor which can divide a both numerator and denominatoruntil you cannot precede it further. Step 2: The fraction terms are divided by greatest common factor. These steps help us to simplifying the given fractions.

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Practice Problems
Problem: 1 Simplify the fraction [90 / 100] Answer: [9 / 10] Problem: 2 Simplify the fraction [56 / 92] Answer: [14 / 23]

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