Fraction Simplification Calculator
getcalc.com's Simplified Fraction Calculator is an online basic math function tool to reduce or simplify the fraction to its lowest terms. This calculator, formula, workout and associated information helps students, teachers or professionals to learn, teach or execute such calculations quickly.
The fractions can't be reduced or simplified further if it meets any one of the following criteria:
- Both numerator and denominator of the given fraction are prime numbers.
- Either numerator or denominator of the given fraction is a prime number but not a factor of one another.
- GCF (Greatest Common Factor) of numerator and denominator of the given fraction is 1.
Quick Reference: Fraction Simplification
The below quick reference table help users to observe the relationship between fraction, simplified fraction and decimal. For any other values, users can use the simplified fraction calculator to find the equivalent value in lowest terms. Follow the links given in the quick reference table to know the detailed information how a fraction is being reduced to the lowest terms.
Definition and Formula: Simplify Fraction
Fraction simplification is a basic mathematic function used to reduce the fraction to its lowest terms. Either GCF (Greatest Common Factor) or prime factorization is used to reduce the fraction to its simplest form. Dividing both numerator and denominator by GCF or factoring both numerator and denominator and rearranging the number provides simplified term of the given fraction. This simplified fraction calculator is being governed by the below mathematical formula: