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Fractions & Decimals

Fractions & Decimals

Reducing Fractions Examples

Example 1

Reduce: 5/15


Both the numerator and the denominator can be reduced by 5.

Example 2

Reduce: 24/36

The GCF of 24 and 36 is 12, so each can be reduced by 12.