72/35 Simplified

What is 72/35 Simplified?

Answer: Fraction 72/35 simplified to lowest terms is 72/35
72
/
35

The fraction 72/35 is already in the simplest form, so it isn't possible to reduce it any further - numerator 72 and denominator 35 have no common factors other than 1 (one)

Since the numerator [72] is greater than the denominator [35] of the fraction (it's called an improper fraction), so we can convert it into a mixed fraction with a whole number:

72
/
35
=2
2
/
35

Simplifying Fraction 72/35 using GCF

The first way to simplify the fraction 72/35 is to use the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) of our numerator [72] and denominator [35].

GCF of 72 and 35 is 1

And then divide both the numerator [72] and denominator [35] by the GCF [1].

72 ÷ 1
/
35 ÷ 1
=
72
/
35

Simplifying Fraction 72/35 using Prime Factors

Another method to reduce the fraction 72/35 to its simplest form is to use the Prime Factors of numerator [72] and denominator [35].

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

2 × 2 × 2 × 3 × 3
/
5 × 7
=
72
/
35

Simplifying Fraction 72/35 by Dividing by the Smallest Possible Number

In order to simplify our fraction we can start dividing both the numerator [72] and denominator [35] 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 (72/35) there is no possible numbers to divide our numerator and denominator.

Fraction Simplification Table

FractionLowest Terms
72/20
72/2124/7
72/22
72/2372/23
72/2572/25
72/2636/13
72/27
72/28
72/2972/29
72/3172/31
72/32
72/3324/11
72/3436/17
72/35
72/3772/37
72/3836/19
72/3924/13
72/4172/41
72/42
72/4372/43
72/44
72/45
72/4636/23
72/4772/47
72/4972/49

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What is 72/35 Simplified?

Fraction 72/35 simplified to lowest terms is 72/35