# 42/1 Simplified

## What is 42/1 Simplified?

Answer: Fraction 42/1 simplified to lowest terms is 42/1
42
/
1

The fraction 42/1 is already in the simplest form, so it isn't possible to reduce it any further - numerator 42 and denominator 1 have no common factors other than 1 (one)

Since the numerator [42] is greater than the denominator [1] and numerator is a multiple of the denominator, so we can convert it into a whole number:

42
/
1
=42

## Simplifying Fraction 42/1 using GCF

The first way to simplify the fraction 42/1 is to use the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) of our numerator [42] and denominator [1].

GCF of 42 and 1 is 1

And then divide both the numerator [42] and denominator [1] by the GCF [1].

42 ÷ 1
/
1 ÷ 1
=
42
/
1

## Simplifying Fraction 42/1 using Prime Factors

Another method to reduce the fraction 42/1 to its simplest form is to use the Prime Factors of numerator [42] and denominator [1].

Now we can write down a new fraction expressed by its Prime Factors and cancel common factors in numerator and denominator:

2 × 3 × 7
/
1
=
42
/
1

## Simplifying Fraction 42/1 by Dividing by the Smallest Possible Number

In order to simplify our fraction we can start dividing both the numerator [42] and denominator [1] by the smallest possible number (2,3,4,5... and so on), and repeat this until it is impossible to divide without a reminder.

In our case (42/1) there is no possible numbers to divide our numerator and denominator.

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Simplifying a fraction, (e.g. 42/1) means reducing it to its simplest form. A fraction is considered simplified if its numerator and denominator have no common factors other than 1 (one).

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### What is 42/1 Simplified?

Fraction 42/1 simplified to lowest terms is 42/1