Fractions 3 - Simplify and Reduce Part 2

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Part 2 of How to simplify and reduce fractions to lowest terms.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you simplify or reduce fractions to lowest terms?
  • What does it mean to simplify or reduce a fraction to lowest terms?
  • How can you reduce 58/145 to lowest terms using prime factorization?
  • How do you simplify 192/268 and write it in lowest terms?
  • How do you know if a fraction is in lowest terms?
  • How can you reduce 192/268 to lowest terms using prime factorization?
  • How do you simplify 68/119 and write it in lowest terms using prime factorization?
  • How can you reduce 49/126 to lowest terms?
  • How can you reduce 39/104 to lowest terms using prime factorization?
  • How can you simplify 6/18 to lowest terms using prime factorization?
  • How do you write a fraction in lowest terms if the numerator gets cancelled completely?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson goes over several more examples of simplifying fractions and writing them in lowest terms. All steps are explained very clearly. These problems are larger and more difficult to determine what numbers the numerator and denominator have in common. This is a great lesson to challenge yourself with to make sure you understanding reducing fractions.