1. steps to simplifying fractions...?

hmm...what exactly are the two steps to simplifying fractions?

2. Originally Posted by alwaysalillost
hmm...what exactly are the two steps to simplifying fractions?
Hi,

1. factor numerator and denominator. Use prime factors.
2. Cancel like numbers.

Example:
Code:
  182     2 * 7 * 13      2
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1001     7 * 11 * 13     11