# 9/18 Simplified in Lowest Terms 9/18 simplified in lowest terms provides the detailed information of what is the simplest form of 9/18, and the answer with steps help students to understand how to simplify the fraction in simplest form.

Simplify 9/18 in Lowest Terms
9/18 = (?)
9/18 = (3 x 3)/(2 x 3 x 3)
= 1/2
9/18 = 1/2
The simplest form of 9/18 is 1/2

where,
9/18 is the given fraction to be simplified,
1/2 is the lowest term of 9/18.

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## How-to: Simplify 9/18 in Lowest Terms

The below solution with step by step work shows how to find what is the lowest term of 9/18. The fraction 9/18 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 = 9/18

what to be found:
9/18 = ?
Find what is the lowest term of 9/18.

step 2 Find the prime factors of the numerator of given fraction 9/18.
Prime factors of 9 = 3 x 3

step 3 Find the prime factors of the denominator of given fraction 9/18.
Prime factors of 18 = 2 x 3 x 3

step 4 Rewrite the fraction 9/18 in the form of prime factors as like the below:
9/18= (3 x 3) / (2 x 3 x 3)

step 5 Check and cancel the factors of 9 and 18 if any factors in the numerator and denominator can be cancelled each other in the above fraction of prime factors:
= (3 x 3) / (2 x 3 x 3)
= (1)/(2 )

step 6 Simplify and rewrite the fraction as like the below:
= 1/2
9/18 = 1/2
Hence,
the simplest form of 9/18 is 1/2.

GCF Method :
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input values:
Fraction = 9/18

what to be found:
9/18 = ?
Find what is the lowest term of 9/18.

step 2 Find GCF (Greatest Common Factor) for both numerator and denominator of the fraction 9/18.
The GCF of 9 and 18 is 9.

step 3 Divide the numerator and denominator of the fraction 9/18 by GCF 9:
= (9/9)(18/9)

step 4 Simplify the above expression:
= (9/9)(18/9)
= 1/2
9/18 = 1/2

Hence,
1/2 is the simplified or lowest term of 9/18. 