Simplifying Fractions Worksheets
Mixed-up about reducing fractions? You have our printable simplifying fractions worksheets in your corner! With exclusive tasks on simplification of proper fractions, improper fractions, and mixed numbers and simplifying fractions using GCF of the numerator and denominator, this compilation of pdf worksheets is an indispensable practice resource for students. We also offer review exercises that test your knowledge of and speed at fraction simplification. Get your simplification skills jacked up by solving the exercises soup to nuts!
These free simplification of fractions worksheets are most recommended for grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6.
These pdfs zero in on finding the GCF of the numerator and denominator and using it to reduce the fractions to its simplest term. Being able to answer the exercises to perfection is a sign that your practice is on the right track!
Why is 2/4, though obtained by cancelling the factor 2 from 4/8, not the simplest form of 4/8? Children must get rid of all common factors, except 1, to arrive at the simplest form. Here, 4/8 reduced to its lowest terms is 1/2.
Regardless of whether a fraction is proper or improper, the simplification process remains the same. Be aware of the fact that a simplified improper fraction is best expressed as a mixed number.
There's no byzantine system of rules involved in simplifying mixed numbers! Cancel out the common factors in the fractional part, and retain the whole-number part to reduce the mixed numbers to their lowest terms.
Looking for a comprehensive simplification review to check 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students' skills? Here's a free worksheet with exercises on simplifying fractions and mixed numbers together.
"Practice every time you get a chance," says Bill Monroe. Live the glorious tradition of the father of bluegrass music by dedicating as much time, thought, and energy to practice this printable worksheet!