Solutions by » Fraction simplifier

Reduce 196/73 to lowest terms

196/73 is already in the simplest form. It can be written as 2.684932 in decimal form (rounded to 6 decimal places).

Steps to simplifying fractions

  1. Find the GCD (or HCF) of numerator and denominator
    GCD of 196 and 73 is 1
  2. Divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCD
    196 ÷ 1/73 ÷ 1
  3. Reduced fraction: 196/73
    Therefore, 196/73 simplified is 196/73

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Equivalent fractions:

More fractions: