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Q: How do you reduce a fraction to a prime factor?

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It can be. 2 is a prime factor of all even numbers.

You can think of a factor as a number that divides another number with no remainder. For example, 3 is a factor of 6 since 3 goes into 6 two times with no remainder. Now if the factor is prime, then it is a prime factor. So in the example above, 3 is a prime factor. This is because the factor itself has only two factors, 1 and itself. 6 goes into itself also, but since 6 is not prime, it is not a prime factor. Now that you understand it, here is a more precise definition. A prime factor is a factor that is a prime number. In other words, one of the prime numbers that, when multiplied, give the original number.

1 & 29... The number 29 is a prime.

If the prime factorization contains a 5 and a 7, 35 is a factor.

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first you do the prime factorization 65 and 91.Then with the answers you get idk wat to do with them sry

First reduce the fraction to its simplest form. If the denominator has any prime factor other than 2 or 5 then it is a repeating decimal. Otherwise it terminates.

You should reduce a fraction if the numerator and denominator have any common factor greater than one.

It is called simplification.

If the highest common factor of its numerator and denominator is 1 then the fraction is in its simplified form.

The fraction 85/130 will reduce by a factor of 5 to 17/26and because 17 is prime and will not divide into 26, that is as simple as it gets.

When they have no factor in common, or their HCF is 1.

No, prime refers to whole numbers. In the situation you describe, a fraction is in its simplest form.

To reduce a fraction to its simplest terms divide top and bottom by their highest common factor. The highest common factor of 4 and 36 is 4, so divide top and bottom by 4.

To reduce a fraction, you divide numerator and denominator by the same number. For this to be possible, the denominators must have a common factor larger than 1.

Since the numerator of the fraction 11/18 is prime, the fraction cannot be reduced any further.

Since the numerator of the fraction is prime, the proper fraction 3/20 is already expressed in its simplest form.

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