# How do write in simplest form given #6/7-3/7#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 3, 2018

#### Explanation:

since the denominators are equal, you can just subtract the numerators to get

basically, a fraction is said to be in its simplest form if its numerator and denominator have no common factor other than 1 if it does, you need to divide both the numerator and denominator with the common factor to reduce the fraction to its simplest form

3 and 7 don't have any common factors other than 1 and they're both prime too, so the fraction is already in its simplest form