Reduce -16/12 to lowest terms
The simplest form of -16/12 is -4/3.
Steps to simplifying fractions
- Find the GCD (or HCF) of the absolute values of both numerator and denominator
GCD of 16 and 12 is 4
- Divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCD
-16 ÷ 4/12 ÷ 4
- Reduced fraction: -4/3
Therefore, -16/12 simplified to lowest terms is -4/3.
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