# 16/20 Simplified in Lowest Terms 16/20 simplified in lowest terms provides the detailed information of what is the simplest form of 16/20, and the answer with steps help students to understand how to simplify the fraction in reduced form.

Simplify 16/20 in Lowest Terms
16/20 = (?)
16/20 = (2 x 2 x 2 x 2)/(2 x 2 x 5)
= 4/5
16/20 = 4/5
16/20 simplified is 4/5

where,
16/20 is the given fraction to be simplified,
4/5 is the lowest term of 16/20.

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## How to: Reduce 16/20

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input values:
Fraction = 16/20

what to be found:
16/20 = ?
Reduce 16/20 in lowest terms.

step 2 Find the prime factors of the numerator of given fraction 16/20.
Prime factors of 16 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2

step 3 Find the prime factors of the denominator of given fraction 16/20.
Prime factors of 20 = 2 x 2 x 5

step 4 Rewrite the fraction 16/20 in the form of prime factors as like the below:
16/20= (2 x 2 x 2 x 2) / (2 x 2 x 5)

step 5 Check and reduce the factors of 16 and 20 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other in the above fraction of prime factors:
= (2 x 2 x 2 x 2) / (2 x 2 x 5)
= ( 2 x 2)/( 5)
16/20 = 4/5
Hence,
16/20 in simplest form is 4/5. 