Fraction in Simplest Form – A Fraction is said to be in simplest form when the numerator and denominator of a fraction has only common factor i.e, 1
In other words, To simplify a fraction in simplest form we divide the numerator and denominator of a fraction by their H.C.F ( Highest Common Factor ).
Fraction in Simplest Form Examples
Convert into its Simplest Form?
Finding HCF of 15 and 45.
Factors of 15 are 3, 5
Factors of 45 are 5, 3, 3
HCF of 15 and 45 = 3 x 5 = 15
Divide Numerator and Denominator by their HCF i.e, 15
Hence, is the simplest form of