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# What is the form of a fraction when the greatest common factor of the numerator and the denominator is one?

Updated: 4/28/2022

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When a the GCF of the numerator and denominator of a fraction is 1, the fraction is in its simplest form.

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### Is a fraction with the numerator and denominator have the Greatest Common Factor of 1?

A fraction where the numerator and denominator have a GCF of 1 is said to be in its simplest form.

### How can the greatest common factor help you write a fraction in simplest form?

Find the greatest common factor between the numerator and the denominator, then divide the numerator by greatest common factor and then divide denominator by greatest common factor, for a new simplified fraction.

### How do we know the fraction is simplify?

When the GCF of the numerator and the denominator is 1.

### When the greatest common factor of the numerator and denominator of the fraction is 1?

the fraction is in its simplest form

### How do you know if a fraction is simplified?

A fraction is considered simplified or reduced when the numerator and denominator have no common factors other than 1. In other words, there is no integer greater than 1 that divides evenly into both the numerator and the denominator. If there are common factors, the fraction can be simplified further by dividing both the numerator and denominator by their greatest common factor.

### What is the form of a fraction in which the numerator and denominator have only 1 as their common factor?

The fraction is said to be in its lowest terms when the greatest common factor of the numerator and denominator is 1

### What is meant by reducing a fraction?

It means dividing the numerator and denominator of the fraction by their greatest common factor.

simplest form

No.

### Numerator and denominator have a greatest common factor of 1?

Then the fraction is in its simplest form.

### What is the circumstances that the Greatest Common Factor be equal to the numerator of a fraction before simplifying?

When the numerator is a factor of the denominator.