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# What is fraction in its lowest term?

A fraction is in lowest terms when the numerator and denominator have no common factor other than 1. We can reduce this fraction by dividing both the numerator and denominator by their common factor, 2. 2 ÷ 2/4 ÷ 2 = 1/2. 1 and 2 have no common factor other than 1, so the fraction is in lowest terms.

Similarly, it is asked, what are fractions in lowest terms?

A fraction is said to written using lowest terms if its numerator and denominator are relatively prime , that is, they have no common factors other than 1 . (Some books use "simplest form" to mean the same thing.) So, 59 is written in lowest terms, since 5 and 9 have no common factors other than 1 .

Also Know, what is the lowest term for 8 10? How to reduce (simplify) to lowest terms ordinary (common) math fraction 8/10?

• As a proper fraction. (numerator smaller than denominator): 8/10 = 4/5
• As a decimal number: 8/10 = 0.8.
• As a percentage: 8/10 = 80%

Additionally, how do you reduce a fraction to its lowest terms?

To reduce a fraction to lowest terms, divide the numerator and denominator by their Greatest Common Factor (GCF). This is also called simplifying the fraction. Click on the fraction to see how to reduce it to lowest terms.

What is the lowest term for 2 8?

To reduce this fraction, simply divide the numerator and denominator by 2 (the GCF). So, 28 = 2÷28÷2 = 14. Thus, 28 is equivalent to 14 in the reduced form.

### What is in its simplest form?

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