Simplifying Fractions Worksheet

Welcome to our Simplifying Fractions Worksheet page.

Here you will find a wide range of graded printable fraction worksheets which will help your child to practice converting fractions to their simplest form.

Simplifying Fractions Worksheet page

We have a selection of worksheets designed to help your child understand how to simplify fractions.

The sheets are graded so that the easier ones are at the top.

The first sheet in the section is supported and the highest common factor is already provided.

The last sheet is the hardest and is a great challenge for more able mathematicians.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • practice simplifying a range of fractions;
  • apply their times tables knowledge.

Want to test yourself to see how well you have understood this skill?

  • Try our NEW quick quiz at the bottom of this page.

How to Simplify Fractions

Simplifying fractions is also sometimes called reducing fractions to their simplest (or lowest) form.

This involves dividing both the numerator and denominator by a common factor to reduce the fraction to the equivalent fraction with the smallest possible numerator and denominator.

The printable fraction page below contains more support, examples and practice about simplifying fractions.

The Simplifying Fractions calculator will also show you how worked examples of how to simplify a fraction if you are really stuck!

Simplifying Fractions Worksheets

Simplifying Fractions Walkthrough Video

This short video walkthrough shows several problems from our Simplifying Fractions Worksheet 2 being solved and has been produced by the West Explains Best math channel.

If you would like some support in solving the problems on these sheets, please check out the video below!

More Recommended Math Resources

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Learning Fractions Math Help Page

Here you will find the Math Salamanders free online Math help pages about Fractions.

There is a wide range of help pages including help with:

  • fraction definitions;
  • equivalent fractions;
  • converting improper fractions;
  • how to add and subtract fractions;
  • how to convert fractions to decimals and percentages;
  • how to simplify fractions.

Math Fraction Games

Here is our collection of Math games involving fractions.

These games are suitable for kids aged from 3rd grade and upwards.

Playing games is a great way to learn fraction skills in a fun way.

Fraction equivalence, fraction to decimal conversion and properties of fractions are all explored in our fun games to play.

Simplifying Fractions Online Quiz

Our quizzes have been created using Google Forms.

At the end of the quiz, you will get the chance to see your results by clicking 'See Score'.

This will take you to a new webpage where your results will be shown. You can print a copy of your results from this page, either as a pdf or as a paper copy.

For incorrect responses, we have added some helpful learning points to explain which answer was correct and why.

We do not collect any personal data from our quizzes, except in the 'First Name' and 'Group/Class' fields which are both optional and only used for teachers to identify students within their educational setting.

We also collect the results from the quizzes which we use to help us to develop our resources and give us insight into future resources to create.

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This quick quiz tests your understanding and skill at simplifying fractions.

Fun Quiz Facts

  • This quiz has been attemped 1,235 times last academic year. The average (mean) score is 8.8 out of 14 marks.
  • Can you beat the mean score?

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