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Q: How do you cancel out a fraction?

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235/99, which you can try and cancel down

When the numerator and denominator are not co-prime.

13986/100000 Which can cancel down to 6993/50000

0.58 = 58/100This can cancel down to...29/50

308/100 Cancel down to 77/25

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

You cannot.You cannot.You cannot.You cannot.

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.

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

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.

Simplifying the fraction.

71/100 as 71 is a prime number it cannot cancel down any further

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