2021-12-26

Is the fraction $\frac{3}{8}$ in lowest terms?

Charles Benedict

Expert

Yes, the fraction $\frac{3}{8}$ is in lowest form as there is no whole number by which we can divide the numerator and denominator.

Lakisha Archer

Expert

3 is a prime number so the fraction is in what people call its simplest form.

nick1337

Expert

Yes the fraction $\frac{3}{8}$ is in lowest terms because the numerator is 3, a prime number, and whenever there is a prime number in a fraction in either numerator or denominator, it cannot be cut in lower except when the prime number is a factor of the other.
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