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    8/12 Simplified in Lowest Terms

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    8/12 simplified in lowest terms provides the detailed information of what is the simplest form of 8/12, and the answer with steps help students to understand how to simplify the fraction in simplest form.


    Simplify 8/12 in Lowest Terms
    8/12 = (?)
    8/12 = (2 x 2 x 2)/(2 x 2 x 3)
    = 2/3
    8/12 = 2/3
    The simplest form of 8/12 is 2/3

    where,
    8/12 is the given fraction to be simplified,
    2/3 is the lowest term of 8/12.

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    How-to: Simplify 8/12 in Lowest Terms

    The below solution with step by step work shows how to find what is the lowest term of 8/12. The fraction 8/12 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 = 8/12

    what to be found:
    8/12 = ?
    Find what is the lowest term of 8/12.

    step 2 Find the prime factors of the numerator of given fraction 8/12.
    Prime factors of 8 = 2 x 2 x 2

    step 3 Find the prime factors of the denominator of given fraction 8/12.
    Prime factors of 12 = 2 x 2 x 3

    step 4 Rewrite the fraction 8/12 in the form of prime factors as like the below:
    8/12= (2 x 2 x 2) / (2 x 2 x 3)

    step 5 Check and cancel the factors of 8 and 12 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) / (2 x 2 x 3)
    = ( 2)/( 3)

    step 6 Simplify and rewrite the fraction as like the below:
    = 2/3
    8/12 = 2/3
    Hence,
    the simplest form of 8/12 is 2/3.



    GCF Method :
    step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
    Input values:
    Fraction = 8/12

    what to be found:
    8/12 = ?
    Find what is the lowest term of 8/12.

    step 2 Find GCF (Greatest Common Factor) for both numerator and denominator of the fraction 8/12.
    The GCF of 8 and 12 is 4.

    step 3 Divide the numerator and denominator of the fraction 8/12 by GCF 4:
    = (8/4)(12/4)

    step 4 Simplify the above expression:
    = (8/4)(12/4)
    = 2/3
    8/12 = 2/3

    Hence,
    2/3 is the simplified or lowest term of 8/12.

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