# Math

What is the simplest fraction of 500/288?

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1. how do u do hypotenuse

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2. 125/72

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3. 500/288 = 250/144= 125/72

factors of 125 is five or multiples, but factors of 72 is even numbers, or factors of three. So that must be the simplest fraction (in improper form).

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4. Your question begs for amplification. Repost it asking what you are stumped on, giving details.

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5. OK. I don't understand how to find the prime number to eliminate. I guess what I am looking for is for how you get 125/72 out of 500/288

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6. Relook at my first line.

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