# How do you reduce #\frac { 26} { 10}#?

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Jan 20, 2017

#### Explanation:

Because

By the rules of multiplication of fractions we can say

Since

Since

Jan 20, 2017

#### Explanation:

10 is a product of the prime numbers 2 and 5

5 will not divide into 26 completely so we divide top and bottom by 2

As both 13 and 5 are prime numbers it can not be reduced any further with whole numbers.