# 55/40 as a simplified form

Here you will see step by step solution to simplify 55/40 fraction to simplified form. 55/40 as a simplified form is 11/8 ,please check the explanation that how to convert 55/40 fraction, as a simplified form.

## Answer: 55/40 as a simplified form is

= 11/8

### How to simplify 55/40 as a simplified form?

To simplify the 55/40 simply find the Greatest Common Factor[GCF] of both numerator and denominator, if GCF is greater than 1 divide both the numerator and denominator by GCF, otherwise, the fraction is already in simplest form.

#### Solution for fraction 55/40 to simplified form

Follow these easy steps to simplify 55/40-

Given fraction is => 55/40

55 = Numerator

40 = Denominator

• Greatest Common Factor(GCF) of the numerator and the denominator :
• GCF(55,40) = 5

• The greatest common factor of the numerator and the denominator is 5.
• Now divide the numerator and the denominator by 5.
• => 55 ÷ 5/40 ÷ 5 = 11/8
= 11/8

Hence, the 55/40 simplified form is 11/8.