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# Fractions watch

1. How do you convert fractions into their simplest form? Thank you
2. any examples?
3. (Original post by BTAnonymous)
any examples?
19/45 46/74 or ones like that please
4. you find their highest common factor for instance if i had 5/10 the highest common factor that are in 10 and 5 is 5. you then ask yourself how many 5s in 5 which is 1, and how many 5s in 10 which is 2, thus giving 1/2

if you do the same with 19/45 you will find that they dont share a common factor and thus cant be reduced
5. (Original post by Nots0_mundan3)
19/45 46/74 or ones like that please
find the highest common factor of the numerator and denominator. 19 is prime so 19/45 is simplified fully. 46/76 both have a common factor of 2 so divide top and bottom by 2 to get 23/38.
6. Thank you very much I now understand how to do it

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