# 2/4 Simplified in Lowest Terms 2/4 simplified in lowest terms provides the detailed information of what is the simplest form of 2/4, and the answer with steps help students to understand how to simplify the fraction in reduced form.

Simplify 2/4 in Lowest Terms
2/4 = (?)
2/4 = (2)/(2 x 2)
= 1/2
2/4 = 1/2
2/4 simplified is 1/2

where,
2/4 is the given fraction to be simplified,
1/2 is the lowest term of 2/4.

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## How to: Reduce 2/4

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input values:
Fraction = 2/4

what to be found:
2/4 = ?
Reduce 2/4 in lowest terms.

step 2 Find the prime factors of the numerator of given fraction 2/4.
Prime factors of 2 = 2

step 3 Find the prime factors of the denominator of given fraction 2/4.
Prime factors of 4 = 2 x 2

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

step 5 Check and reduce the factors of 2 and 4 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other in the above fraction of prime factors:
= (2) / (2 x 2)
= (1)/( 2)
2/4 = 1/2
Hence,
2/4 in simplest form is 1/2. 