# Math

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How do i write the fraction in lowest terms?

12 over 16

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12/16

Since 4 goes into both 12 and 16 evenly, you need to divide by 4.

12/16 = 3/4

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Okay, I think i get it. Is this correct?

84 over 132 in lowest terms

84/132
Since 4 goes into both 84 and 132 evenly. i divided by 4.

84/132= 21/33

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Right! :-)

Remember, though, that you need to find the largest number that goes into both numerator and denominator evenly.

Examples:

10/15 = 2/3 (Divide by 5)
18/36 = 1/2 (Divide by 18)

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