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Reduce 2/5 to lowest terms

2/5 is already in the simplest form. It can be written as 0.4 in decimal form (rounded to 6 decimal places).

Steps to simplifying fractions

  1. Find the GCD (or HCF) of numerator and denominator
    GCD of 2 and 5 is 1
  2. Divide both the numerator and denominator by the GCD
    2 ÷ 1/5 ÷ 1
  3. Reduced fraction: 2/5
    Therefore, 2/5 simplified to lowest terms is 2/5.

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