How do you write 6/8 in simplest form?

Mar 22, 2017

$\frac{3}{4}$

Explanation:

$6$ can be factored into: $\text{ } 2 \times 3$

$8$ can be factored into: $\text{ } 2 \times 4$

The two can be factored out of both the numerator and denominator

$\frac{2 \times 3}{2 \times 4}$

$\frac{2}{2} = 1$ leaving

$\frac{3}{4}$