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# Do you have to simplify a fraction?

Updated: 9/19/2023 Wiki User

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Answer: Yes, it usually counts as incorrect if you don't simplify a fraction. You must simplify a fraction unless it specifically tells you not to.

Answer: For example, it looks a little awkward to have the final result of a problem as 144/288, when you could just as well write it as the equivalent 1/2. Wiki User

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## A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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### How can you simplify fraction?

To simplify a fraction, you find a number that can be divided by the fraction you are simplifying. sometimes this does not always work and the fraction can not be simplified.

### How can I simplify the fraction 1024?

1024 is an integer, not a fraction. There is, therefore, no way to simplify its representation.

### How do you Simplify this fraction 224?

224 is an integer, not a fraction and there is no sensible way to express it as a fraction. Consequently, you cannot simplify it.

### Why do you have to simplify a fraction?

Because of cultural reasons and also for a more 'cleaner' fraction, it is recommended to simplify.

### How do you simplify 27 and a fraction?

under 27 you put a 1 ...... then u simplify with the other fraction

### How can you simplfy the sum of a fraction?

First you add the fractions, then you see if you can simplify the result. You simplify it just as you would simplify any other fraction.

### How do you simplify a fraction on a scientific calculator?

Press the simplify button.

### Can you simplify 17 out of 30?

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### How to simplify this fraction 7 56?

how do you simplify 7/56

### What is the answer if you simplify the fraction of 614?

614 is an integer, not a fraction.

### How do you simplify a multiplied fraction?

To simplify a fraction, find the GCF of the numerator and the denominator and divide them both by it. If the GCF is 1, the fraction is in its simplest form.