# 10/16 Simplified in Lowest Terms 10/16 simplified in lowest terms provides the detailed information of what is the simplest form of 10/16, and the answer with steps help students to understand how to simplify the fraction in reduced form.

Simplify 10/16 in Lowest Terms
10/16 = (?)
10/16 = (2 x 5)/(2 x 2 x 2 x 2)
= 5/8
10/16 = 5/8
10/16 simplified is 5/8

where,
10/16 is the given fraction to be simplified,
5/8 is the lowest term of 10/16.

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## How to: Reduce 10/16

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input values:
Fraction = 10/16

what to be found:
10/16 = ?
Reduce 10/16 in lowest terms.

step 2 Find the prime factors of the numerator of given fraction 10/16.
Prime factors of 10 = 2 x 5

step 3 Find the prime factors of the denominator of given fraction 10/16.
Prime factors of 16 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2

step 4 Rewrite the fraction 10/16 in the form of prime factors as like the below:
10/16= (2 x 5) / (2 x 2 x 2 x 2)

step 5 Check and reduce the factors of 10 and 16 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other in the above fraction of prime factors:
= (2 x 5) / (2 x 2 x 2 x 2)
= ( 5)/( 2 x 2 x 2)
10/16 = 5/8
Hence,
10/16 in simplest form is 5/8. 