Reduce -25/40 to lowest terms
The simplest form of -25/40 is -5/8.
Steps to simplifying fractions
- Find the GCD (or HCF) of the absolute values of both numerator and denominator
GCD of 25 and 40 is 5
- Divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCD
-25 ÷ 5/40 ÷ 5
- Reduced fraction: -5/8
Therefore, -25/40 simplified to lowest terms is -5/8.
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