# 12/15 Simplified in Lowest Terms 12/15 simplified in lowest terms provides the detailed information of what is the simplest form of 12/15, and the answer with steps help students to understand how to simplify the fraction in reduced form.

Simplify 12/15 in Lowest Terms
12/15 = (?)
12/15 = (2 x 2 x 3)/(3 x 5)
= 4/5
12/15 = 4/5
12/15 simplified is 4/5

where,
12/15 is the given fraction to be simplified,
4/5 is the lowest term of 12/15.

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## How to: Reduce 12/15

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input values:
Fraction = 12/15

what to be found:
12/15 = ?
Reduce 12/15 in lowest terms.

step 2 Find the prime factors of the numerator of given fraction 12/15.
Prime factors of 12 = 2 x 2 x 3

step 3 Find the prime factors of the denominator of given fraction 12/15.
Prime factors of 15 = 3 x 5

step 4 Rewrite the fraction 12/15 in the form of prime factors as like the below:
12/15= (2 x 2 x 3) / (3 x 5)

step 5 Check and reduce the factors of 12 and 15 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other in the above fraction of prime factors:
= (2 x 2 x 3) / (3 x 5)
= (2 x 2 )/( 5)
12/15 = 4/5
Hence,
12/15 in simplest form is 4/5. 