Reducing Fractions Part 2b

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Lesson Description:

The second part of lesson 2 on reducing fractions.

Created by and copyright of Larry Perez. Funded by the state of California through Saddleback College. More information on videos, resources, and lessons at Algebra2Go.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you simplify or reduce fractions to lowest terms?
  • What is the quickest and easiest way to reduce fractions?
  • How do you reduce large fractions to lowest terms if you do not know what number divides evenly into both the numerator and denominator?
  • What are techniques for finding numbers that go into two different numbers?
  • How do you know if 2 goes into a number?
  • How do you know if 3 goes into a number?
  • How do you know if 5 goes into a number?
  • Staff Review

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    This is the final lesson on reducing fractions. Several more example problems are done in this lesson. Some very large numbers are used in some fractions. Techniques for finding numbers that go into both numbers are explained. Different ways of finding the same reduced fraction in the end are explained.