how do i cancel this fraction the the simplest form

525 . 2

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- Oct 10th 2006, 10:27 PMelfen_liedhelp canceling fraction
how do i cancel this fraction the the simplest form

525 . 2

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1 3 - Oct 10th 2006, 11:06 PMCaptainBlack
- Oct 11th 2006, 02:39 AMQuick
- Oct 11th 2006, 03:32 AMCaptainBlack
.........................525 x 2............3x175 x 2

(525/1)x(2/3)=.....-------.....=.....----------

...........................1x3....................3

Cancell the threes from top and bottom leaves:

.........................175 x 2

(525/1)x(2/3)=....---------- = 175x2 = 350

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RonL