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ID : F-6-Fractions-Reducing-them-to-the-simplest-form [1] Grade 6 Fractions - Reducing them to the simplest form

ID : F-6-Fractions-Reducing-them-to-the-simplest-form [1]

Grade 6 Fractions - Reducing them to the simplest form

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Solve the following and reduce to the simplest form:

A)

D)

G)

J)

M)

(

2

2

5

÷

1

4

5

)

to the simplest form: A) D) G) J) M) ( 2 2 5 ÷ 1 4

(

2

2

3

÷

2

2

3

)

form: A) D) G) J) M) ( 2 2 5 ÷ 1 4 5 ) (

(

1

=

1

11

÷

1

7

11

( 2 2 5 ÷ 1 4 5 ) ( 2 2 3 ÷ 2 2

1 1

(

1

÷

1

)

2 2

) ( 2 2 3 ÷ 2 2 3 ) ( 1 = 1 11 ÷

(

1

1

3

÷

2

1

3

)

) ( 1 = 1 11 ÷ 1 7 11 1 1 ( 1 ÷ 1

+

+

+

+

3

2

) +

2

3

4 B)

=

(

3

3

÷ 2

5 5

=

+ + 3 2 ) + 2 3 4 B) = ( 3 3 ÷ 2

4

5

2 E)

3

3

=

9

11

H)

1 K)

2

=

1 1

(

2

÷ 2

2 2

=

(

=

5 = 4 5 2 E) 3 3 = 9 11 H) 1 K) 2 =

2

3

5

÷ 3

4

5

3 = 9 11 H) 1 K) 2 = 1 1 ( 2 ÷ 2 2

2 1

(

1

÷ 1

3 3

=

2 = 1 1 ( 2 ÷ 2 2 2 = ( = 2 3 5

1 N)

3

=

1 1

(

1

÷ 1

2 2

=

3 5 ÷ 3 4 5 2 1 ( 1 ÷ 1 3 3 = 1

)

)

)

)

)

+

+

+

+

+

2

1

2

3

2

4

5

1

2

4

5

1

3

1

2

C)

F)

I)

L)

O)

1 1

(

1

÷ 1

2 2

=

2 3 2 4 5 1 2 4 5 1 3 1 2 C) F) I)

2 2

(

2

÷ 2

3 3

=

(

=

1 2 C) F) I) L) O) 1 1 ( 1 ÷ 1 2 2 =

2

1

5

÷ 2

1

5

O) 1 1 ( 1 ÷ 1 2 2 = 2 2 ( 2 ÷ 2

1 1

(

2

÷ 2

2 2

=

2 = 2 2 ( 2 ÷ 2 3 3 = ( = 2 1 5

4 1

(

1

÷ 1

5 5

=

3 = ( = 2 1 5 ÷ 2 1 5 1 1 ( 2 ÷

)

)

)

)

)

+

+

+

+

+

1

1

3

2

3

1

2

1

3

1

5

1

2

2

5

÷ 1 5 5 = ) ) ) ) ) + + + + + 1

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Answers

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A)

77

15

 

Step 1

 
 

2

4

(

2

÷

1

)

+

5

5

4

3

can be written

 

5

as:

 
 

2

4

(

2

÷

1

)

+

5

5

4

12

9

3

= (

÷

)

 

5

5

5

19

+

 

5

12

5

19

= (

×

) +

 

5

9

5

12

19

 

=

+

 

9

5

60 + 171

 

=

 

45

 

231

=

 

45

77

=

 

15

Step 2

 

Now the simplest form

 

2

4

 

of (

2

 

÷

1

) +

5

5

 

4

77

3

is

.

 

5

15

D)

11 3
11
3

B)

E)

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143

35

   

Step 1

3

4

(

3

÷

2

)

+

5

5

4

2

can be written

5

as:

3

4

(

3

÷

2

)

+

5

5

4

18

 

14

2

= (

÷

5

5

5

14

 

) +

5

18

5

= (

×

)

+

5

14

14

5

18

14

 

=

+

14

5

90 + 196

=

 

70

286

=

70

143

=

35

Step 2

Now the simplest

 
 

3

form of (

3

 

÷

 

5

4

4

2

) +

2

is

5

5

143

.

35

5 2
5
2

C)

F)

5

2

 

Step 1

 
 

1

1

(

1

÷

1

)

+

 

2

2

 

1

1

can be written

 

2

as:

 

1

1

(

1

÷

1

)

+

 

2

2

 

1

3

3

1

= (

÷

)

 

2

 

2

2

3

 

+

 

2

 
 

3

2

3

= (

 

×

) +

 

2

3

2

 

3

 

3

=

+

 

3

 

2

6 + 9

=

 

6

 

15

 

=

 

6

 

5

 

=

 

2

 

Step 2

Now the simplest

 
 

1

form of (

1

÷

 
 

2

 

1 1

 

5

1

) +

1

is

 

2 2

 

2

.

7

3

 

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G)

Step 1

2

2

(

2

÷

2

)

+

3

3

2

2

can be written

3

as:

2

2

(

2

÷

2

)

+

3

3

2

8

8

2

= (

÷

) +

3

3

3

8

3

8

3

8

= (

×

) +

3

8

3

8

8

=

+

8

3

24 + 64

 

=

24

 

88

=

24

11

=

3

Step 2

Now the simplest form

 

2

2

 

of (

2

÷

2

)

+

 

3

3

 

2

11

2

is

.

3

3

148

33

     

Step 1

1

7

 

(

1

÷

1

)

+

11

11

 

9

3

can be written

11

as:

H)

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Step 1

 
 

1

1

(

2

÷

2

)

+

 

2

2

 

1

1

can be written

 

2

as:

 

1

1

(

2

÷

2

)

+

 

2

2

 

1

5

5

1

= (

÷

)

 

2

2

2

3

+

 

2

5

 

2

3

= (

 

×

) +

 

2

 

5

2

5

3

=

+

 

5

2

10 + 15

 

=

 

10

 
 

25

 

=

 

10

 

5

=

 

2

Step 2

 

Now the simplest

 
 

1

form of (

2

÷

 

2

 

1

1

5

2

) +

1

is

 

2

2

2

.

331

95

   

Step 1

 
 

3

4

(

2

÷

3

)

+

 

5

5

 

4

2

can be written

 

5

as:

 

I)

Step 1

 
 

2

2

(

2

÷

2

)

+

3

3

1

1

can be written

 

3

as:

 
 

2

2

(

2

÷

2

)

+

3

3

1

8

8

1

= (

÷

)

 

3

3

3

4

+

 

3

8

3

4

= (

 

×

) +

 

3

8

3

8

4

=

+

 

8

3

24 + 32

 

=

 

24

 
 

56

=

 

24

7

=

 

3

Step 2

 

Now the simplest

 
 

2

form of (

2

÷

 

3

 

2

1

7

2

) +

1

is

 

3

3

3

.

21

 

5

 

Step 1

 
 

1

1

(

2

÷

2

)

+

5

5

1

3

can be written

 

5

as:

 

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J)

 

1

7

(

1

÷

1

) +

 

11

11

9

12

18

3

= (

 

÷

 

11

11

11

42

 

) +

 
 

11

 

12

11

42

= (

×

)

+

 

11

18

 

11

12

42

=

+

 

18

11

=

132 + 756

 
 

198

 
 

888

=

 

198

148

=

 

33

Step 2

 

Now the simplest form

 

1

7

of (

1

 

÷

1

)

11

11

 

9

 

148

 

+

3

is

.

11

 

33

7

2

 

Step 1

 
 

1

1

(

1

÷

1

)

+

 

2

2

1

2

can be written

 

2

as:

 

1

1

(

1

÷

1

)

+

 

2

2

K)

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3

4

(

2

÷

3

)

+

 

5

5

4

13

19

2

= (

÷

5

5

5

 

14

 

) +

 

5

13

5

= (

×

)

+

 

5

19

14

5

13

14

=

+

19

5

65 + 266

 

=

 

95

 

331

 

=

 

95

Step 2

 

Now the simplest

 
 

3

form of (

2

÷

 
 

5

4

4

3

) +

2

 

is

5

5

331

 

.

95

55

12

   

Step 1

 
 

2

1

(

1

÷

1

)

+

 

3

3

1

3

can be written

3

as:

 

2

1

(

1

÷

1

)

+

 

3

3

L)

 

1

1

(

2

÷

2

)

+

 

5

5

1

11

11

3

= (

÷

5

5

5

 

16

 

) +

 

5

 

11

5

= (

×

)

+

 

5

11

16

5

 

11

16

=

+

 

11

5

55 + 176

 

=

 

55

 

231

 

=

 

55

 

21

 

=

 

5

Step 2

 

Now the simplest

 
 

1

form of (

2

÷

 
 

5

1

1

2

) +

3

 

is

5

5

21

 

.

5

7

2

   

Step 1

 
 

1

1

(

2

÷

2

)

+

 

2

2

1

2

can be written

2

as:

 

1

1

(

2

÷

2

)

+

 

2

2

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M)

1

3

3

2

=

(

÷

)

+

2

2

2

5

2

3

2

5

=

(

×

)

+

2

3

2

3

5

=

+

3

2

6 + 15

=

 

6

21

=

6

7

=

2

Step 2

 

Now the simplest form

 

1

1

 

of (

1

÷

1

) +

 

2

2

1

7

2

is

.

2

2

82

21

 

Step 1

 

1

1

(

1

÷

2

)

+

3

3

1

3

can be written

 

3

as:

1

1

(

1

÷

2

)

+

3

3

1

4

7

3

=

(

÷

)

+

3

3

3

10

3

4

3

10

=

(

×

)

+

3

7

3

N)

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1

5

4

3 = (

 

÷

)

 

3

3

3

10

+

 

3

5

3

10

=

(

×

)

+

 

3

4

3

5

10

 

=

+

 

4

3

15 + 40

 

=

 

12

 
 

55

=

 

12

Step 2

 

Now the simplest

 

2

form of (

1

÷

 

3

 

1

1

1

) +

3

is

 

3

3

55

 

.

12

7

 

2

 

Step 1

 
 

1

1

(

1

÷

1

)

+

 

2

2

1

2

can be written

 

2

as:

1

1

(

1

÷

1

)

+

 

2

2

1

3

3

2

=

(

 

÷

)

 

2

2

2

5

+

 

2

3

2

5

=

(

×

)

+

 

2

3

2

O)

 

1

5

5

2

=

(

 

÷

)

 

2

2

2

5

+

 

2

5

2

5

=

(

×

)

+

 

2

5

2

5

5

=

+

 

5

2

10 + 25

 

=

 

10

 
 

35

=

 

10

7

=

 

2

Step 2

 

Now the simplest

 

1

form of (

2

÷

 

2

 

1

1

7

2

) +

2

is

 

2

2

2

.

49

 

10

   

Step 1

 
 

4

1

(

1

÷

1

)

+

 

5

5

2

3

can be written

 

5

as:

4

1

(

1

÷

1

)

+

 

5

5

2

9

6

3

=

(

 

÷

)

 

5

5

5

17

+

 

5

9

5

17

=

(

×

)

+

 

5

6

5

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4 10 = + 7 3 12 + 70 = 21 82 = 21 Step
4
10
=
+
7
3
12 + 70
=
21
82
=
21
Step 2
Now the simplest form
1 1
of (
÷
) +
1
2
3
3
1
82
is
.
3
3
21

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3

5

=

+

3

2

6 + 15

=

 

6

21

=

 

6

7

=

 

2

Step 2

Now the simplest

.

1

2

1 1

2 2

7

2

form of (

1

÷

1

) +

2

is

9 17 = + 6 5 45 + 102 = 30 147 = 30 49
9
17
=
+
6
5
45 + 102
=
30
147
=
30
49
=
10
Step 2
Now the simplest
4
5
1 2
5 5
49
.
10

form of (

1

÷

1

) +

3

is

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