Reduce -86/12 to lowest terms
The simplest form of -86/12 is -43/6.
Steps to simplifying fractions
- Find the GCD (or HCF) of the absolute values of both numerator and denominator
GCD of 86 and 12 is 2
- Divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCD
-86 ÷ 2/12 ÷ 2
- Reduced fraction: -43/6
Therefore, -86/12 simplified to lowest terms is -43/6.
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