# Math Help - please help me... I'm confused

1. ## please help me... I'm confused

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

42
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56

2. Originally Posted by breanna007
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,
$\frac{3}{4}$