Simplifying Improper Fractions Worksheets

Before you get cracking with our pdf simplifying improper fractions worksheets, let's get down to brass tacks and discuss how to solve them. To rewrite an improper fraction in its simplest form, cancel the common factors of the numerator and denominator until there's only the factor 1 left out in common. An example would ensure everything will go off without a hitch solving our printable worksheets! To reduce 108/45 to its lowest terms, find the factors that the parts share in common. They are 1, 3, and 9, with 9 being the highest. It's enough if we cancel 9 out of the parts. So 108/45 becomes 12/5. That's it! You can also express the answer in mixed numbers as 2 2/5.

Our free reducing improper fractions worksheets are recommended for 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade.