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Reducing common fractions to lowest mixed number form. Many of these real-world fractions should be candidates for memorization.

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Reducing Fractions to Mixed Numbers

Reducing fractions is another skill involved in just about any of the fraction operations. The fraction worksheets on this page introduce reducing gradually by providing problems with increasingly more difficult denominators, and only gradually introducing mixed numbers and improper fractions.

The last set of worksheets deals with commonly encountered fractions, including percentage values. These are values that students should be able to 'site reduce' when they encounter them. Mastering these reducing problems will make many other fraction problems go much faster.

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Reducing Fractions to Lowest Terms (A)

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Take the edge off simplifying fractions with printable worksheets for 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade! Cultivate a clear understanding of the topic with exercises on simplification of fractions using models; finding the simplest form of fractions using GCF; and simplifying proper fractions, improper fractions, and mixed numbers. Our pdf worksheets have your back until you possess sufficient skill at reducing fractions to lowest terms. The free reducing fractions worksheets are beckoning!

Simplifying Fractions Using Models

Simplifying Fractions Using Models

Kick into gear with our printable reducing fractions worksheets for grade 4! Study the shaded parts and the number of partitions in each model, and write the simplest form of the proper fractions accordingly.

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Simplifying Fractions Using GCF Method

Does GCF have anything to do with fraction simplification? Yes, it does! Figure out the GCF of the numerator and denominator, and cancel it out of the parts to reduce fractions to lowest terms.

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Simplest Form of Fractions

How consummate are your skills at identifying the simplest form? Assess it by identifying the fractions that are in the simplest form in part A and writing "Yes" or "No" to the questions on the simplest form in part B.

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Simplifying Proper Fractions

This set of pdf reducing fractions worksheets has proper fractions that have a value less than 1. Cancel out the common factors from the numerator and denominator until you are left with the factor 1, and what you now have is the simplest form.

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Simplifying Improper Fractions

Improper fractions have a value greater than 1. Follow the usual steps of simplification, but you can write down your final answer in two ways; you can write it either as an improper fraction or as a mixed number.

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Simplifying Mixed Numbers

Ideal for grade 5 and grade 6, this array of pdf worksheets features mixed numbers for simplification. Pay a little attention to the reducing fractional part; otherwise, the whole number part remains the same.

Simplifying Fractions | Mixed Review

Simplifying Fractions | Mixed Review

Looking for an all-in-one support that doles out generous supplies of simplification across all types of fractions and mixed numbers? This printable resource is a fertile fodder for the young mathsmen.

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Simplifying fractions is also sometimes called reducing fractions to their simplest (or lowest) form.

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