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Reduce 17/59 to lowest terms

17/59 is already in the simplest form. It can be written as 0.288136 in decimal form (rounded to 6 decimal places).

Steps to simplifying fractions

  1. Find the GCD (or HCF) of numerator and denominator
    GCD of 17 and 59 is 1
  2. Divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCD
    17 ÷ 1/59 ÷ 1
  3. Reduced fraction: 17/59
    Therefore, 17/59 simplified to lowest terms is 17/59.

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