# Simplifying Fractions

In this lesson, students will learn how to simplify fractions.

First, you will copy the worksheet so that each student will have one.

Then, you will explain to the students how to simplify fractions.

Example: 2/10 = 1/5 4/6 = 2/3 4/24 = 1/6

7/8 = 7/8 (Already simplified)

You find a number that you can divide both the top and bottom numbers by. You need to simplify the fractions to the lowest one.

After that, you will pass out the worksheet so that students can work on them independently.

Worksheet - Simplifying Fractions

Directions: Simplify the following fractions to the lowest fraction. Some of the fractions may be in the simplest form.

1. 5/100 =

2. 75/100 =

3. 2/15 =

4. 3/90 =

5. 65/100 =

6. 8/480 =

7. 40/100 =

8. 80/100 =

9. 9/10 =

10. 25/100 =

11. 6/10 =

12. 8/10 =

13. 3/120 =

14. 45/100 =

15. 5/100 =

16. 4/120 =

17. 3/75 =

18. 55/100 =

19. 6/100 =

20. 9/27 =
Answer Sheet

1. 5/100 = 1/20

2. 75/100 = 15/20 = 3/4

3. 2/15 = Already simplified

4. 3/90 = 1/30

5. 65/100 = 13/20

6. 8/480 = 1/60

7. 40/100 = 2/5

8. 80/100 = 4/5

9. 9/10 = Already simplified

10. 25/100 = 1/4

11. 6/10 = 3/5

12. 8/10 = 4/5

13. 3/120 = 1/40

14. 45/100 = 9/20

15. 5/100 = 1/20

16. 4/120 = 1/30

17. 3/75 = 1/15

18. 55/100 = 11/20

19. 6/100 = 3/50

20. 9/27 = 1/3

Each problem is worth five points.

100 to 90 = A

89 to 80 = B

79 to 70 = C

69 to 60 = D

Below 60 = F

- Art
- Computer
- Games
- Geography
- Health
- History
- Language
- Literature
- Mathematics
- Music
- Other
- Physical Education
- Reading & Writing
- Science
- Social Studies
- Special Education

- Beginning Multiplication Worksheet - Part FourIn this lesson, students will have a worksheet of beginning multiplication problems. The problems are multiplying by sevens, eights and...
- Expanded Form - HundredsThis lesson is about writing numbers to hundreds in expanded...
- Finding the Missing Numbers and SequencingStudents will have two worksheets. Worksheet One - Students will put the numbers from 1 to 25 in order. Worksheet Two - Students will find the missing...
- Worksheet - Telling TimeThis lesson contains a worksheet on time. You can use this for a math...
- Finding Identical NumbersThis lesson is on finding identical numbers from a list of...