# 522 over 1000 simple form

1. write 522 over 1000 as a fraction

2. Reduce fraction to its simplest form.

3. Show all steps.

(4. do not convert the final answer to a decimal)

### Comments for 522 over 1000 simple form

 Jan 09, 2012 Simplify Fraction by: Staff Question: 522 over 1000 as a fraction into its simplist form Answer: To reduce a fraction to its simplest terms: factor the numerator and denominator, and then cancel the common factors. 522 / 1000 = (2 * 3 * 3 * 29) / (2 * 2 * 2 * 5 * 5 * 5) = [(3 * 3 * 29) / (2 * 2 * 5 * 5 * 5)] * (2 / 2) = [(3 * 3 * 29) / (2 * 2 * 5 * 5 * 5)] * (1) = [(3 * 3 * 29) / (2 * 2 * 5 * 5 * 5)] = (261) / (500) = 261 / 500 You can check your answer with a calculator as follows: Your original fraction: 522 / 1000 = 0.522 The fraction reduced to its simplest terms: 261 / 500 = 0.522 The decimal equivalent of both fractions is the same. Therefore, 522 / 1000 = 261 / 500 = 0.522 >>>>>>>>>>>>>>> The final answer is: 261 / 500 Thanks for writing. Staff www.solving-math-problems.com