Question

# To find the simplest form of the fraction, both the numerator and denominator of the fraction must be divided by _________ of the numerator and denominator.

A
any common multiple
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B
lowest common multiple
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C
any common factor
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D
highest common factor
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Solution

## The correct option is D highest common factorTo find the simplest form of a fraction: Find the HCF of the numerator and denominator and divide the numerator and denominator by the HCF. Example :- 2432 HCF of 24 and 32 is 8. So, 24÷832÷8=34 is the simplest form.

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