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Posted by **kayla** on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 9:05pm.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 9:08pm18/48

Let's start by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2

18/48 = 9/24

That's still not the lowest terms. Now let's divide by 3.

9/24 = 3/8

I could have saved some time by dividing by 6 the first time.

Now you can do the same with 16/40. What is the lowest terms for that fraction?

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**kayla**, Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 9:13pmwould it be 2/5

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**Writeacher**, Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 9:09pmKeep dividing both the numerator and denominator by 2 or 3 or any other divisor they have in common until you can't divide evenly any more.

18/48 = 9/24 = 3/8

16/40 = ?

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**kayla**, Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 9:18pmTHANK YOU

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 9:22pmYou're welcome.

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