# Exploring Fractions II TPT ```Exploring
Fractions II
Fraction Rule!
Whatever you do to the numerator you must
do to the denominator.
Whatever you do to the denominator you
must do to the numerator.
Vocabulary Review
#1
What are two or more
fractions that name
the same number
called?
Equivalent
fractions
Vocabulary Builder #1
When the GCF of the
numerator and
denominator is 1 the
fraction is said to be
in _________?
Simplest
Form
or
Lowest
Terms
To write a fraction in simplest form
you can either:
1. Divide the numerator and denominator
by common factors until the only common
factor is 1.
OR
2. Divide the numerator and denominator
by the greatest common factor.
Let’s Practice #1
Reduce the following to simplest form or
write simplest form if the fraction is in
simplest form.
2@ 1\$ = 7*
Let’s Practice #2
Reduce the following to simplest form or
write simplest form if the fraction is in
simplest form.
! 9% = 3%
Let’s Practice #3
Reduce the following to simplest form or
write simplest form if the fraction is in
simplest form.
#2 =
Simplest form
Let’s Practice #4
Approximately 36 out of 40
firefighters work in city or county fire
departments. Express this fraction
in simplest forms.
3\$ 6) = ! 9)
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