# Fraction - Write in Simplest Form

by Jenny
(Sydney)

Given the fraction

104 over 200

Rewrite the fraction in the most simple, reduced form.

Note: any fraction can be reduced when both the numerator and denominator have a common factor.

When both the numerator and denominator have the same factor, those factors cancel one another.

### Comments for Fraction - Write in Simplest Form

 Jul 31, 2011 Reduce Fraction to Simplest Form by: Staff The question: by Jenny (Sydney) 104 over 200 The answer: 104 over 200 = 104 ÷ 200 = 104/200 Factor the numerator and denominator = (2*2*2*13)/(2*2*2*25) Cancel common factors which appear in both the numerator and denominator = (13/25)*[(2*2*2)/(2*2*2)] = (13/25)*1 = 13/25 The final answer is: 13/25 Check the answer with a calculator by calculating the decimal equivalent: Original fraction 104/200 = 0.52 Simplest Form 13/25 = 0.52 Thanks for writing. Staff www.solving-math-problems.com

 Nov 11, 2015 writemyessay4me NEW by: Anonymous This is a very nice page that discussing a precious post like essays for money. I am thankful for this interesting post and want to see more interesting post here.