# How do you simplify 8/32?

Apr 3, 2016

$\frac{1}{4}$

#### Explanation:

$32$ is the same as $8 \cdot 4$, which means we can rewrite the fraction as

$\frac{8}{8 \cdot 4}$

Since top and bottom are multiples of $8$, it can be cancelled out

$\frac{8 \cdot 1}{8 \cdot 4} = \frac{1}{4}$