   Chapter 2.I, Problem 19RE ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447

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Chapter
Section ### Contemporary Mathematics for Busin...

8th Edition
Robert Brechner + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305585447
Textbook Problem

# Use inspection or the greatest common divisor to reduce the following fractions to lowest terms. 9 12

To determine

To calculate: The lowest form of the fraction 912.

Explanation

Given Information:

The provided fraction is 912.

Formula used:

Inspection method:

Step 1: Find the common divisors of numerator and denominator by trial and error method. A common divisor is a number which divides both the numerator and denominator evenly.

Step 2: Then divide the numerator and denominator by the obtained common divisor.

Step 3: Repeat this process until there are no common divisors left other than 1. Then the obtained fraction is the lowest term

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