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

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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. Wiki User

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Q: How can the greatest common factor help you write a fraction in simplest form?
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### When the greatest common factor of the numerator and denominator of the fraction is 1?

the fraction is in its simplest form

### Fraction into simplest form?

you find the GCF (GREATEST COMMON FACTOR) then you divide or multiply you can pick and then you get you simplest from of the fraction

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### Is 1 the greatest common factor of a fraction in simplest form?

One is the GCF of the numerator and the denominator of a fraction in its simplest form.

No.

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

Then the fraction is in its simplest form.

### How do you write a fraction in its simplest term?

find the greatest common factor divide by it then you have an answer

### When the greatest common factor of the numerator and denominator is one what is the fraction called?

The fraction is said to be in its simplest form.

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

The fraction is said to be in its simplest form

### How is a Greatest common Factor used to find the simplest form of a fraction?

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

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