Is the fraction #3/8# in lowest terms?

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Yes, the fraction #3/8# is in lowest form as there is no whole number by which we can divide the numerator and denominator.

Mar 17, 2017

3 is a prime number so the fraction is in what people call its simplest form.


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May 20, 2017



Yes the fraction#frac 3 8 #is in lowest terms because the numerator is 3, a prime number, and whenever there is a prime number in a fraction in either numerator or denominator, it cannot be cut in lower except when the prime number is a factor of the other.
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