Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Skills Handbook - Simplifying Fractions - Exercises: 14

Answer

1/6

Work Step by Step

In order to simplify a fraction, we first need to find the greatest common factor for the number in the numerator and the number in the denominator. Then, we divide both the numerator and the denominator by this number to get the simplified form of the fraction. The greatest common factor of 5 and 30 is 5, so we divide the fraction by 5/5 to get the simplified form: 1/6.
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