Reduce -40/42 to lowest terms
The simplest form of -40/42 is -20/21.
Steps to simplifying fractions
- Find the GCD (or HCF) of the absolute values of both numerator and denominator
GCD of 40 and 42 is 2
- Divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCD
-40 ÷ 2/42 ÷ 2
- Reduced fraction: -20/21
Therefore, -40/42 simplified to lowest terms is -20/21.
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