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    21/18 Simplified in Lowest Terms

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    21/18 simplified in lowest terms provides the detailed information of what is the simplest form of 21/18, and the answer with steps help students to understand how to simplify the fraction in simplest form.


    Simplify 21/18 in Lowest Terms
    21/18 = (?)
    21/18 = (3 x 7)/(2 x 3 x 3)
    = 7/6
    21/18 = 7/6
    The simplest form of 21/18 is 7/6

    where,
    21/18 is the given fraction to be simplified,
    7/6 is the lowest term of 21/18.

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    How-to: Simplify 21/18 in Lowest Terms

    The below solution with step by step work shows how to find what is the lowest term of 21/18. The fraction 21/18 simplified can be found by using anyone of the below two methods:
    1. Prime factorization method,             
    2. GCF method.

    Prime Factorization Method :
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input values:
    Fraction = 21/18

    what to be found:
    21/18 = ?
    Find what is the lowest term of 21/18.

    step 2 Find the prime factors of the numerator of given fraction 21/18.
    Prime factors of 21 = 3 x 7

    step 3 Find the prime factors of the denominator of given fraction 21/18.
    Prime factors of 18 = 2 x 3 x 3

    step 4 Rewrite the fraction 21/18 in the form of prime factors as like the below:
    21/18= (3 x 7) / (2 x 3 x 3)

    step 5 Check and cancel the factors of 21 and 18 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other in the above fraction of prime factors:
    = (3 x 7) / (2 x 3 x 3)
    = ( 7)/(2 x 3)

    step 6 Simplify and rewrite the fraction as like the below:
    = 7/6
    21/18 = 7/6
    Hence,
    the simplest form of 21/18 is 7/6.



    GCF Method :
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input values:
    Fraction = 21/18

    what to be found:
    21/18 = ?
    Find what is the lowest term of 21/18.

    step 2 Find GCF (Greatest Common Factor) for both numerator and denominator of the fraction 21/18.
    The GCF of 21 and 18 is 3.

    step 3 Divide the numerator and denominator of the fraction 21/18 by GCF 3:
    = (21/3)(18/3)

    step 4 Simplify the above expression:
    = (21/3)(18/3)
    = 7/6
    21/18 = 7/6

    Hence,
    7/6 is the simplified or lowest term of 21/18.

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