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What operation is used to change a fraction in simplest form to an equivalent fraction?

What operation is used to change a fraction to simplest form?

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    1. Multiply numerator and denominator by a whole number.

    2. Find a common factor for both numerator and denominator and divide both by that number.

    12/6 = 2(6)/1(6) = 2/1 = 2

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