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Fractions in lowest terms (simplifying fractions)
Divide the numerator and denominator by their
greatest common factor.
Example-
The greatest common factor is the largest number that can be
divided by the numerator
evenly. In this case the number is  6
A fraction is in lowest terms when the numerator and
denominator have no common factor other than 1.
step 1: list the factors of the numerator.  
1,2,3,4,6,12
step 2: list the factors of the denominator..
 
1,2,3,5,6,10,15,30
step 3: find the greatest common factor (GCF)
The GCF of both 12 and 30 is 6
Divide both the numerator and the denominator
by the
GCF 6
answer:
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