# 3/12 Simplified in Lowest Terms 3/12 simplified in lowest terms provides the detailed information of what is the simplest form of 3/12, and the answer with steps help students to understand how to simplify the fraction in reduced form.

Simplify 3/12 in Lowest Terms
3/12 = (?)
3/12 = (3)/(2 x 2 x 3)
= 1/4
3/12 = 1/4
3/12 simplified is 1/4

where,
3/12 is the given fraction to be simplified,
1/4 is the lowest term of 3/12.

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## How to: Reduce 3/12

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input values:
Fraction = 3/12

what to be found:
3/12 = ?
Reduce 3/12 in lowest terms.

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

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

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

step 5 Check and reduce the factors of 3 and 12 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other in the above fraction of prime factors:
= (3) / (2 x 2 x 3)
= (1)/(2 x 2 )
3/12 = 1/4
Hence,
3/12 in simplest form is 1/4. 