# McGraw Hill Math Grade 8 Lesson 3.6 Answer Key Reducing Fractions

Practice the questions of McGraw Hill Math Grade 8 Answer Key PDF Lesson 3.6 Reducing Fractions to secure good marks & knowledge in the exams.

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Question 1.
$$\frac{8}{20}$$
$$\frac{2}{5}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{8}{20}$$ as both goes by 4 we get $$\frac{8}{20}$$ = $$\frac{2 X 4}{5 X 4}$$ = $$\frac{2}{5}$$.

Question 2.
$$\frac{49}{588}$$
$$\frac{1}{12}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{49}{588}$$ as both goes by 49 we get $$\frac{49}{588}$$ $$\frac{1 X 49}{12 X 49}$$ = $$\frac{1}{12}$$.

Question 3.
$$\frac{525}{1890}$$
$$\frac{105}{378}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{525}{1,890}$$ as both goes by 5 we get $$\frac{525}{1,890}$$ = $$\frac{105 X 5}{378 X 5}$$ = $$\frac{105}{378}$$.

Question 4.
$$\frac{168}{3080}$$
$$\frac{21}{385}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{168}{3,080}$$ as both goes by 8 we get $$\frac{168}{3,080}$$ = $$\frac{21 X 8}{385 X 8}$$ = $$\frac{21}{385}$$.

Question 5.
$$\frac{24}{150}$$
$$\frac{4}{25}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{24}{150}$$ as both goes by 6 we get $$\frac{24}{150}$$ = $$\frac{4 X 6}{25 X 6}$$ = $$\frac{4}{25}$$.

Question 6.
$$\frac{18}{546}$$
$$\frac{3}{91}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{18}{546}$$ as both goes by 6 we get $$\frac{18}{546}$$ = $$\frac{3 X 6}{91 X 6}$$ = $$\frac{3}{91}$$.

Question 7.
$$\frac{120}{336}$$
$$\frac{5}{14}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{120}{336}$$ as both goes by 24 we get $$\frac{120}{336}$$ = $$\frac{5 X 24}{14 X 24}$$ = $$\frac{5}{14}$$.

Question 8.
$$\frac{220}{650}$$
$$\frac{22}{65}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{220}{650}$$ as both goes by 10 we get $$\frac{220}{650}$$ = $$\frac{22 X 10}{65 X 10}$$ = $$\frac{22}{65}$$.

Question 9.
$$\frac{3}{18}$$
$$\frac{1}{6}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{3}{18}$$ as both goes by 3 we get $$\frac{3}{18}$$ = $$\frac{1 X 3}{6 X 3}$$ = $$\frac{1}{6}$$.

Question 10.
$$\frac{42}{110}$$
$$\frac{21}{55}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{42}{110}$$ both goes by 2 we get $$\frac{42}{110}$$ = $$\frac{21 X 2}{55 X 2}$$ = $$\frac{21}{55}$$.

Question 11.
$$\frac{3276}{5712}$$
$$\frac{39}{68}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{3,276}{5,712}$$ both goes by 84 we get $$\frac{3,276}{5,712}$$ = $$\frac{39 X 84}{68 X 84}$$ = $$\frac{39}{68}$$.

Question 12.
$$\frac{686}{2000}$$
$$\frac{343}{1,000}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{686}{2,000}$$ both goes by 2 as $$\frac{686}{2,000}$$ = $$\frac{343 X 2}{1,000 X 2}$$ = $$\frac{343}{1,000}$$.

Question 13.
$$\frac{210}{315}$$
$$\frac{2}{3}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{210}{315}$$ both goes by 105 we get $$\frac{210}{315}$$ = $$\frac{2 X 105}{3 X 105}$$.

Question 14.
$$\frac{66}{528}$$
$$\frac{1}{8}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{66}{528}$$ both goes by 66 we get $$\frac{66}{528}$$ = $$\frac{1 X 66}{8 X 66}$$ = $$\frac{1}{8}$$

Question 15.
$$\frac{360}{1650}$$
$$\frac{12}{55}$$,

Explanation:
Given to reduce $$\frac{360}{1,650}$$ both goes by 30 we get $$\frac{360}{1,650}$$ = $$\frac{12 X 30}{55 X 30}$$.

Question 16.
$$\frac{182}{512}$$
$$\frac{91}{256}$$,
Given to reduce $$\frac{182}{512}$$ both goes by 2 as $$\frac{182}{512}$$ = $$\frac{91 X 2}{256 X 2}$$ = $$\frac{91}{256}$$.