Q: How do you cancel out a fraction?

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235/99, which you can try and cancel down

o.95 = 0.95/1.00 Cancel down the decimal point. 95/100 Cancel down by '5' 19/20 This is an equivalent fraction in its lowest terms.

When the numerator and denominator are not co-prime.

13986/100000 Which can cancel down to 6993/50000

308/100 Cancel down to 77/25

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10% = 10/100 Cancel down by '10' 1/10 is the fraction.

For an improper fraction change to 936/100Then cancel this fraction down as far as possible (i.e. by dividing the top and bottom by the same number). In this case you must divide by 4. Then you get: 234/25For a mixed fraction change to 9 36/100Then cancel down as far as possible: 99/25

You cancel every factor in common to the numerator and denominator. If you cancel the highest common factor, this takes only one step. otherwise you have to keep canceling until there is nothing to cancel.

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.

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0.40 = 0.40/ 1.00 Cancel down by '10' 0.4/1.0 Cancel down the decimal point 04/10 The 'zero' to the left of '4' is trivial, 'drop it'. Hence 4/10 Cancel down by '2' 2/5 The fraction in its simplest form .