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mathhelp027

  • 4 years ago

how to simplify a fraction

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  1. dgo
    • 4 years ago
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    Welcome to OpenStudy mathhelp! You will find a lot of people here who will help you learn, I hope you enjoy yourself here and also feel free to help others when you can. I'm not a math person so I'll let someone else answer your question. Good luck to you!

  2. saifoo.khan
    • 4 years ago
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    Alright, i will help you Mathhelp, Do u have any particular example?

  3. mathhelp027
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    33 - 18

  4. saifoo.khan
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    Alright, so what do u think is the minimum common factor of it?

  5. saifoo.khan
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    Or to make it easy, can u list the factors of 33 and 18?

  6. mathhelp027
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    ok

  7. mathhelp027
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    so how do i can do it after that

  8. saifoo.khan
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    Cancel the same term.

  9. mathhelp027
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    what term

  10. saifoo.khan
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    Can u list the factors?

  11. mathhelp027
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    kk i will try 33: 1, 3, 11, 33

  12. saifoo.khan
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    i willl brb hold on asec.

  13. mathhelp027
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    kk

  14. saifoo.khan
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    Ok, so: 18: 3 * 3 * 2 33: 3 * 11 so now, \[\frac{18}{33} \to \frac{3 \times 3 \times 2}{ 3 \times 11}\]

  15. mathhelp027
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    thank you your the best! :)

  16. saifoo.khan
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    Now as i was saying about cancelling terms, \[\frac{\cancel 3 \times 3 \times 2}{ \cancel 3 \times 11}\to \frac{3 \times 2}{11} \to \frac{6}{11}\]

  17. saifoo.khan
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    Welcome! :)

  18. saifoo.khan
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    Got it?

  19. mathhelp027
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    yep thanks

  20. saifoo.khan
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    Nice.

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