 # Simplifying Fractions calculator

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## What is Simplifying fraction?

Simplifying fractions means canceling the like terms by making prime factors of numerator and denominator. Fractions indicate pieces of a whole or group of objects.

A fraction is made up of two components. The numerator and denominator and numerator mean the upper part and the denominator means the lower part of the fraction. For example, 3/2,4/3,5/2 here 3,4,5 are numerators and 2,3,2 are denominators

## Examples

Example 1:

Simplify the ratio 16:24

Solution

Step 1:

Extract the given data

16 / 24

Step 2:

Prime factors making by factor method

= 2*2*2*2 / 2*2*2*3

Step 3:

After canceling the like terms

= 2 / 3

Example 2:

Simplify the ratio to 18:22

Solution

Step 1:

Extract the given data

18 / 22

Step 2:

Prime factors making by factor method

= 2*3*3 / 2*11

Step 3:

After canceling the like terms

= 3*3 / 11

= 9 / 11

Example 3:

Simplify the ratio 24:42

Solution

Step 1:

Extract the given data

24 / 42

Step 2:

Prime factors making by factor method

= 2*2*2*3 / 2*3*7

Step 3:

After cancelling the like terms

= 2*2 / 7

= 4 / 7

Here are a few other examples of simplifying fractions

 Sr.# Fractions Simplest form 1 14/26 7/13 2 21 / 42 1 / 2 3 7/63 1/9 4 91 / 26 7 / 2 5 46 / 56 23 / 28 6 66 / 78 11 / 13 7 44 /88 1 / 2 8 78 / 13 6 / 1 9 62 / 4 31 / 2 10 66 / 22 3 / 1

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