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## How do you simplify fractions step by step?

Here are the steps to follow:

- Write down the factors for the numerator and the denominator.
- Determine the largest factor that is common between the two.
- Divide the numerator and denominator by the greatest common factor.
- Write down the reduced fraction.

## What is the first step to simplify fractions?

The first step is to identify a common factor of the denominator and numerator. The denominator and numerator are both divided by the common factor. The division operation is repeated until there are no more factors. The fraction is said to be simplified if no more factors exit.

**What are simplifying fractions?**

The word simplify means to make something easier to do or understand. So, reducing or simplifying fractions means we make the fraction as simple as possible. We do this by dividing the numerator and the denominator by the largest number that can divide into both numbers exactly.

### Which is the best way to simplify fractions?

Well you simplify like this… for example 4/5 / 5/6 can be written as 4/5 divided by 5/6 so the answer is 24/25 and simplify fractions is the same as solving it. Comment on Hello Rohan Was Here’s post “Well you simplify like th…”

### Do you think fractions are a good skill to have?

Posted 3 years ago. Direct link to Redsicker, Alaina’s post “Yes, fractions are a very…” Yes, fractions are a very good skill to have in life. Later, you will learn percentages, and percentages are fractions in a different form.

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## How to simplify the square roots of a fraction?

Simplify both square roots. √ (1) = 1 √ (200) = √ (10*10*2) = 10√ (2) So, your fraction becomes: 1/ [10√ (2)]