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    please help me... I'm confused

    Simplifying Fractions:
    Reduce each fraction by the method of prime factors



    42
    ---
    56
    Last edited by breanna007; December 1st 2006 at 08:56 AM. Reason: i wrote down the wrong problem
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    Quote Originally Posted by breanna007 View Post
    Simplifying Fractions:
    Reduce each fraction by the method of prime factors



    42
    ---
    56
    42=2\times 3\times 7
    56=2\times 2\times 2\times 7
    They share,
    2\times 7 in commond.
    Thus,
    \frac{3}{4}
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