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    72/100 Simplified in Lowest Terms

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    72/100 simplified in lowest terms provides the detailed information of what is the simplest form of 72/100, and the answer with steps help students to understand how to simplify the fraction in simplest form.


    Simplify 72/100 in Lowest Terms
    72/100 = (?)
    72/100 = (2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3)/(2 x 2 x 5 x 5)
    = 18/25
    72/100 = 18/25
    The simplest form of 72/100 is 18/25

    where,
    72/100 is the given fraction to be simplified,
    18/25 is the lowest term of 72/100.

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    How-to: Simplify 72/100 in Lowest Terms

    The below solution with step by step work shows how to find what is the lowest term of 72/100. The fraction 72/100 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 = 72/100

    what to be found:
    72/100 = ?
    Find what is the lowest term of 72/100.

    step 2 Find the prime factors of the numerator of given fraction 72/100.
    Prime factors of 72 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3

    step 3 Find the prime factors of the denominator of given fraction 72/100.
    Prime factors of 100 = 2 x 2 x 5 x 5

    step 4 Rewrite the fraction 72/100 in the form of prime factors as like the below:
    72/100= (2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3) / (2 x 2 x 5 x 5)

    step 5 Check and cancel the factors of 72 and 100 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other in the above fraction of prime factors:
    = (2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3) / (2 x 2 x 5 x 5)
    = ( 2 x 3 x 3)/( 5 x 5)

    step 6 Simplify and rewrite the fraction as like the below:
    = 18/25
    72/100 = 18/25
    Hence,
    the simplest form of 72/100 is 18/25.



    GCF Method :
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input values:
    Fraction = 72/100

    what to be found:
    72/100 = ?
    Find what is the lowest term of 72/100.

    step 2 Find GCF (Greatest Common Factor) for both numerator and denominator of the fraction 72/100.
    The GCF of 72 and 100 is 4.

    step 3 Divide the numerator and denominator of the fraction 72/100 by GCF 4:
    = (72/4)(100/4)

    step 4 Simplify the above expression:
    = (72/4)(100/4)
    = 18/25
    72/100 = 18/25

    Hence,
    18/25 is the simplified or lowest term of 72/100.

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