# How do you simplify the fraction 9/24?

$\frac{3}{8}$
To maintain proportions in a fraction $\left(\frac{1}{2} = \frac{2}{4} = \frac{4}{8}\right)$, for multiply or divide, what you do to the top you do to the bottom.
$\frac{9}{24} \equiv \frac{9 \div 3}{24 \div 3} = \frac{3}{8}$