**8/12 Simplified**

What is 8 12 in simplest form?

Reduce a fraction to its lowest terms or its simplest form.

Divide the numerator and the denominator by their Highest Common Factor(HCF).

Reduce 8/12 to lowest terms

Factors of 8: 1, 2, 4

Factors of 12: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6

**HCF of 8 and 12 is 4.**

Divide both the numerator and denominator by the HCF

```
8 ÷ 4
------
12 ÷ 4
```

Therefore, The lowest terms or the simplified form of 8/12 is 2/3 as 2 and 3 have only 1 as their common factor.

8/12 in Simplest form Method 2

**Method 2:**

```
2| 8
--|----
2| 4
--|-----
| 2
2| 12
--|-----
2| 6
--|------
| 3
2 x 2 x 2
= ---------
2 x 2 x 3
2
= -----
3
```

Therefore, 8/12 is 2/3 in its simplest form.