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By Darlene R. Yost on June 08 2018 07:55:49

Find the step by step solution for simplifying fractions, hope it made your calculations easy. But why stop here? Get more and more fun practice, not from text books but from math games and FREE math worksheets.

Once students have a basic familiarity with fractions, the next step is to understand how to compare fractions. Sometimes the concept of denominators takes a little time to grasp. Often students will confuse a larger denominator with a larger value for the fraction, when in reality the numerator, not the denominator, expressed the actual value being represented. The size of the numerator relative to the denominator is what ultimately describes the actual value of the fraction.

Subtracting fractions is similar to adding fractions. Most of the work involves the denominator. If the denominators of the two fractions are already the same, much of the work is done. Simply subtract the two numerators to get the answer fraction using the same denominator, and then reduce and make a proper fraction.

Simplifying fractions has been one of the major concern for most children. But, worry not! There is an easy explanation to it and we have it right here.