Create Presentation
Download Presentation

Download Presentation
## How to Simplify Fractions

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

**How to Simplify Fractions**• Ask yourself…. • Can I skip count using both the numerator and denominator? • Would it be easier for me to find the GCF of both numbers? • Do I really need to simplify or is the fractions as low as it can go?**Skip Count**What can I count by to get 12 and 20? What can I count by to get 5 and 30? What can I count by to get 15 and 27? What can I count by to get 20 and 50?**GCF**What is the Greatest Common Factor of 6 an 14?**Remember …2, 5, 10…..and maybe 3?A fraction is**simplified when the only number than can divide into the numerator AND denominator is 1.**Practice Improper to Mixed or Whole**40/9 30/4 16/3**Simplify the following fractions. Be sure you show your**work!