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Reduce 5/2 to lowest terms

5/2 is already in the simplest form. It can be written as 2.5 in decimal form (rounded to 6 decimal places).

Steps to simplifying fractions

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

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