Solution to

Frame 2-27.

For example, the fraction 8/12 can be reduced as shown below.

4

numerator;

8

8

2

=

=

denominator

12 4

12

3

OR

denominator;

Sometimes you may have to divide more than once to reach the reduced

numerator

form. For instance, the example can also be worked as follows:

2

8

8

4

=

=

12 2

12

6

2

But this number can be reduced further:

4

4

2

=

=

62

6

3

Reduce the following fractions.

5

27

=

=

10

30

107

3

=

=

107

17

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Solution to

Frame 2-28.

Solve the following problems. Reduce the answers.

5

5

1

1

3

=

+

=

10 5

10

10

2

3

2 _ 1

27

9

=

=

30 3

3

6

10

107

3

2

107

1

1

X

=

=

=

8

3

107 107

1

7

1

1

=

3

3

=

8

4

17 1

17

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