# Simplifying Proper Fractions Worksheets

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Bring the house down with our free worksheets on simplifying proper fractions! Display swashbuckling confidence reducing proper fractions to their lowest terms! What is the simplest form of 9/15? There are 25+ similar fractions to simplify in our pdf worksheets. The first step in the process is to expand the numerator and denominator in terms of their prime factors, as 9/15 = (3 x 3)/(3 x 5). The second is to cancel the common factors. What's left over is the simplest form. The expansion has the factor 3 in common. So upon canceling it, we'll be left with 3/5, which is the required simplest form. Repeat the process, solve a series of exercises, and relax about this key topic!

Our printable worksheets on reducing proper fractions are appropriate for grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6.