A unit fraction is any one of the form 1/n where n is a positive integer. It is essential in understanding fractional behavior. A numeric fraction is written and represented like: 5/2, or 22/3.
For any real numbers a and b, where a ≠ 0
Multiplication property of fractions:
For any two fractions a/b. c/d = (a.c)/(b.d).
Operation on the Numerical Fraction:
Example: Simplify 220/88
Very briefly, resolving the numerator and denominator into products of prime factors gives
220 = 2 x 2 x 5 x 11
88 = 2 x 2 x 2 x 11
So, 220/88 = 5/2
Thus, the simplest form of 220/88 is 5/2.
First, find the LCM: