# 5/20 Simplified in Lowest Terms 5/20 simplified in lowest terms provides the detailed information of what is the simplest form of 5/20, and the answer with steps help students to understand how to simplify the fraction in reduced form.

Simplify 5/20 in Lowest Terms
5/20 = (?)
5/20 = (5)/(2 x 2 x 5)
= 1/4
5/20 = 1/4
5/20 simplified is 1/4

where,
5/20 is the given fraction to be simplified,
1/4 is the lowest term of 5/20.

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## How to: Reduce 5/20

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input values:
Fraction = 5/20

what to be found:
5/20 = ?
Reduce 5/20 in lowest terms.

step 2 Find the prime factors of the numerator of given fraction 5/20.
Prime factors of 5 = 5

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

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

step 5 Check and reduce the factors of 5 and 20 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other in the above fraction of prime factors:
= (5) / (2 x 2 x 5)
= (1)/(2 x 2 )
5/20 = 1/4
Hence,
5/20 in simplest form is 1/4. 