# 12/18 Simplified in Lowest Terms 12/18 simplified in lowest terms provides the detailed information of what is the simplest form of 12/18, and the answer with steps help students to understand how to simplify the fraction in reduced form.

Simplify 12/18 in Lowest Terms
12/18 = (?)
12/18 = (2 x 2 x 3)/(2 x 3 x 3)
= 2/3
12/18 = 2/3
12/18 simplified is 2/3

where,
12/18 is the given fraction to be simplified,
2/3 is the lowest term of 12/18.

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## How to: Reduce 12/18

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input values:
Fraction = 12/18

what to be found:
12/18 = ?
Reduce 12/18 in lowest terms.

step 2 Find the prime factors of the numerator of given fraction 12/18.
Prime factors of 12 = 2 x 2 x 3

step 3 Find the prime factors of the denominator of given fraction 12/18.
Prime factors of 18 = 2 x 3 x 3

step 4 Rewrite the fraction 12/18 in the form of prime factors as like the below:
12/18= (2 x 2 x 3) / (2 x 3 x 3)

step 5 Check and reduce the factors of 12 and 18 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) / (2 x 3 x 3)
= ( 2 )/( 3)
12/18 = 2/3
Hence,
12/18 in simplest form is 2/3. 