# 4/16 Simplified in Lowest Terms 4/16 simplified in lowest terms provides the detailed information of what is the simplest form of 4/16, and the answer with steps help students to understand how to simplify the fraction in reduced form.

Simplify 4/16 in Lowest Terms
4/16 = (?)
4/16 = (2 x 2)/(2 x 2 x 2 x 2)
= 1/4
4/16 = 1/4
4/16 simplified is 1/4

where,
4/16 is the given fraction to be simplified,
1/4 is the lowest term of 4/16.

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## How to: Reduce 4/16

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input values:
Fraction = 4/16

what to be found:
4/16 = ?
Reduce 4/16 in lowest terms.

step 2 Find the prime factors of the numerator of given fraction 4/16.
Prime factors of 4 = 2 x 2

step 3 Find the prime factors of the denominator of given fraction 4/16.
Prime factors of 16 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 2

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

step 5 Check and reduce the factors of 4 and 16 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other in the above fraction of prime factors:
= (2 x 2) / (2 x 2 x 2 x 2)
= (1)/( 2 x 2)
4/16 = 1/4
Hence,
4/16 in simplest form is 1/4. 