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Q: What is meant by reducing a fraction?

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Simplifying the fraction.

If you're reducing biodiversity you are reducing the different kinds of species within an ecosystem.

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It is just like when you simplify a fraction but instead of the word simplifiying it, it is reducing it.

76.3125 as a fraction = 763125/10000 reducing to 1221/16

The answer depends on what it is meant to be a fraction of!

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Expanding fractions

By reducing it to its lowest terms which will be when the HCF of the numerator and denominator is 1

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

The answer depends on what it is meant to be a fraction of.

Reducing the fraction 9/27 is finding the highest common factor (HCF) of 9 and 27 and dividing both of them by the HCF.

mean Reducing the concentration of a chemical

If it is an Improper Fraction then you have to simplify which is the same thing is reducing.

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There are a couple rules to abide by when reducing fraction in math. To make an even fraction, one has to make sure that the smaller number is on top. To make an improper fraction, put the bigger number on top.

fractionaly removal of the water

The answer depends on what it is meant to be a fraction of! It is 0.003977 of a mile.

0.8425 = 8425/10000 reducing to 337/400

The answer depends on what quantity it is meant to be a fraction of.

The answer depends on what it is meant to be a fraction of.

The answer depends on what it is meant to be a fraction of.

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1.60 = 16/10