Reduce -42/240 to lowest terms
The simplest form of -42/240 is -7/40.
Steps to simplifying fractions
- Find the GCD (or HCF) of the absolute values of both numerator and denominator
GCD of 42 and 240 is 6
- Divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCD
-42 ÷ 6/240 ÷ 6
- Reduced fraction: -7/40
Therefore, -42/240 simplified to lowest terms is -7/40.
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