Simplifying Fractions: Reduce each fraction by the method of prime factors 42 --- 56
Last edited by breanna007; Dec 1st 2006 at 07:56 AM. Reason: i wrote down the wrong problem
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Originally Posted by breanna007 Simplifying Fractions: Reduce each fraction by the method of prime factors 42 --- 56 $\displaystyle 42=2\times 3\times 7$ $\displaystyle 56=2\times 2\times 2\times 7$ They share, $\displaystyle 2\times 7$ in commond. Thus, $\displaystyle \frac{3}{4}$
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