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Q: When you divide the numerator and denominator by the same factor?

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The same way as with a positive denominator. The difference is, you change the sign of the numerator.

simply divide the numerator and denominator by two. if they are not even, find another multiple that fits both the numerator and denominator. once you have simplified the fraction, just turn the denominator into 100 (make sure you multiply or divide only) then multiply or divide the same number by the numerator, then you divide it by 100 and you get your answer!!!!!

Yes. If the numerator (on top) is higher or equal to the denominator (bottom) than its an improper fraction. If the numerator and denominator are the same then the fraction is considered a whole number and always comes out 1. If the numerator is higher than the denominator then you must divide the numerator by the denominator.

A fraction is in its simplest form if its denominator (bottom half of the fraction) and numerator (top half of the fraction) cannot be divided by the same number to equal a fraction with whole numbers in the numerator and denominator. [When you 'cancel' a fraction out (divide it to get a smaller fraction, closer to the simplest form) you must do the same sum to the numerator AND the denominator, so you must be able to divide the numerator by the same number you divide the numerator by, as the fraction cannot contain decimals or remainders (it must be a whole number] e.g. 3/6 is NOT in its simplest form, as you can divide both numbers by 3, meaning that the simplest form would be 1/3 1/3 is in its simplest form, as although you could divide the denominator by 3, you cannot divide the numerator by 3 to equal a whole number.

Multiply the numerator and the denominator by the same number and you can change it to whatever number you need.

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It is simplifying the ratio.

It is simplification.

It could be simplifying the fraction.

It is one way to simplify the ratio.

Multiply the numerator and the denominator by the same number or divide the numerator and the denominator by the same number

Multiply the numerator and the denominator by the same non-zero integer. You can divide the numerator and denominator by the same non-zero integer, but the integer has to be a factor of them both.

You look for common factors, and divide both numerator and denominator by the same factor. For example, 9/12 has the common factor 3, if you divide numerator and denominator by 3, you get 3/4.

It means that the previous fraction was not in its lowest terms.

It gives an equivalent ratio is a simpler form.

Divide the numerator and the denominator by the same number to simplify a fraction. This number must be a common factor of the numerator and the denominator. For example, 50 is a common factor of the numerator and denominator of 350/400. By dividing each by 50, 350/400 can be simplified to 7/8.

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