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Simplify the fraction by the simplification number.
Simplify (or reduce) a fraction by dividing both the numerator and the denominator by the simplification number.
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Step 1: Calculate the numerator
To calculate the new numerator, divide the numerator of the fraction (4) by the simplification number (4):Numerator = 4 ÷ 4 = 1
Step 2: Calculate the denominator
To calculate the new denominator, divide the denominator of the fraction (8) by the simplification number (4):Denominator = 8 ÷ 4 = 2
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