How do you write the fraction #6/8# in simplest form?

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Dec 6, 2016

First get the lowest divisible multiple of both numbers.

So,
#6=2*3#
#8=2*2*2#

As we can see, 2 is the highest common multiple, so we divide the numerator and denominator by 2.

Numerator: #6/2=3#
Denominator: #8/2=4#

Now all we have to do is to put it into a fraction.
#6/8=3/4#

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