Steps to Reduce Fractions?

Answer When a fraction is reduced to its lowest form, it can be simplified no further. No common factors other than 1 can be divided evenly into both the numerator (top number) and the denominator (bottom... Read More »

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Steps to Add Unlike Fractions?

Unlike fractions have unlike denominators. Add them by converting both fractions to a common denominator, adding the numerators over the common denominator and then reducing the result if possible.... Read More »

How to Reduce Fractions?

There is so much dividing and it takes so long to reduce fractions (to simplest form)...the way your teacher taught it to you,anyway. Read on to learn another way of reducing fractions.

How to Reduce the Lower Term on Fractions?

The lower term in a fraction, the denominator, cannot be reduced unless the upper term, the numerator, is also reduced. This is done by factoring, or dividing both numerator and denominator by prim... Read More »

How to Solve & Reduce Equivalent Fractions?

Equivalent fractions represent the same number, which can be found by converting them to decimals. When working with fractions, the numbers may seem very large and unwieldy and it may be difficult ... Read More »