More Lessons for Grade 3

Math Worksheets

Videos, stories and songs to teach Grade 3 students how to reduce fractions.

Multiply both numerator and denominator by the same number.

1. Find the number you must multiply the original denominator by to get the new denominator.

2. Multiply the numerator by the same number.

1. Find a number that is a factor of both the numerator and the denominator.

2. Divide both the numerator and denominator by that number.

3. Make sure that the fraction is in its simplest form by ensuring that both the numerator and denominator have no more factors in common. If they do, repeat all 3 steps again.

Equivalent Fractions & Reducing Fractions

Reducing a fraction to its simplest form means changing it to a fraction that has the same value as the original but uses smaller numbers.

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