Reduce -2/12 to lowest terms
The simplest form of -2/12 is -1/6.
Steps to simplifying fractions
- Find the GCD (or HCF) of the absolute values of both numerator and denominator
GCD of 2 and 12 is 2
- Divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCD
-2 ÷ 2/12 ÷ 2
- Reduced fraction: -1/6
Therefore, -2/12 simplified to lowest terms is -1/6.
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