To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. A fraction is in its lowest terms when the numerator and denominator have no common factor. Elementary Algebra - Page 176by George William Myers, George Edward Atwood - 1916 - 338 pagesFull view - About this book
| Geography - 1867
...alter its valne). it is said not to be in its lowest terms. A fraction, then, may be defined to be **in its lowest terms when the numerator and denominator have no common** factors. Henee to reduce a fraction to its lowest terms, we mnst first find the greatest common measure... | |
| Charles Davies - 1852 - 346 pages
...FRACTIONS is the operation of changing the fractional unit without altering the value of the fraction. **A fraction is in its lowest terms, when the numerator and denominator have no common factor.** CASE I. 164. To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. 1. Reduce y7^ to its lowest terms. ANALYSIS.... | |
| Charles Davies - Arithmetic - 1856 - 452 pages
...FRACTIONS is the operation of changing the fractional unit without altering the value of the fraction. **A fraction is in its lowest terms, when the numerator and denominator have no common factor.** CASE I. 121. To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. 1. Reduce Tyj to its lowest terms. ANALYSIS.... | |
| Joseph Ray - Arithmetic - 1857 - 348 pages
...their form without altering their value. CASE I. ART. 138. To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. **A fraction is in its lowest terms, when the numerator and denominator** are prime to each other. Art. 110, Def. 5. Thus, ij is in its lowest terms, while | J is not. 1. Reduce... | |
| Charles Davies - Algebra - 1860 - 299 pages
...product over this given denominator. SECOND TRANSFORMATION. To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. 87. **A fraction is in its lowest terms, when the numerator and denominator** contain no common factors. It has been shown, that both terms of a fraction may be divided by the same... | |
| Edward Brooks - Arithmetic - 1863 - 346 pages
...lower terms when it is reduced to an equivalent fraction having a smaller numerator and denominator. **A fraction is in its lowest terms when the numerator and denominator** are prime to each other. I. Reduce j| to fifths. SOLCTIOW. — One equals }f and ^ equals OPEBATIOS.... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1863 - 432 pages
...changing its form without altering its value. CASK I. 134. To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. **A fraction is in its lowest terms, when the numerator and denominator** are prime to each other. And since it does not alter the value of a fraction to suppress the same factor... | |
| Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1864 - 444 pages
...changing its form without altering its value. CASE I. 124. To reduce a fraction to its lowest terms. **A fraction is in its lowest terms, when the numerator and denominator** are prime to each other. And since it does not alter the value of a fraction to suppress the same factor... | |
| Thomas Percy Hudson - Arithmetic - 1866
...alter its value), it is said not to be in its lowest terms. A fraction, then, may be defined to be **in its lowest terms when the numerator and denominator have no common** factors. Hence, to reduce a fraction to its lowest terms, find the greatest common measure of the numerator... | |
| Richard Wormell - Arithmetic - 1868
...than in any of tic others. When thus expressed, the fraction is said to be in its lowest terms. 139. **A fraction is in its lowest terms when the numerator and denominator have no common factor.** Express each of the following fractions in six different ways : — I, *, if- i, V, f, A, HEx. 4. Express... | |
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