# 72:138 Ratio Simplifier Calculator

Simplify Ratio 72:138 making use of the Ratio Simplifier and get accurate results without any delay along with step by step process.

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## Simplify Ratio 72:138

We then have:

72 : 138

Try to reduce the ratio further with the greatest common factor (GCF).

Find GCF of 72 and 138

## Finding GCF of 72, 138 using Factoring

Given Input numbers are 72, 138

To find the GCF of numbers using factoring list out all the factors of each number

Factors of 72

List of positive integer factors of 72 that divides 72 without a remainder.

1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 72

Factors of 138

List of positive integer factors of 138 that divides 138 without a remainder.

1, 2, 3, 6, 23, 46, 69, 138

Greatest Common Factor

We found the factors of 72, 138 . The biggest common factor number is the GCF number.
So the Greatest Common Factor 72, 138 is 6.

Therefore, GCF of numbers 72, 138 is 6

### Finding GCF of 72, 138 using Prime Factorization

Given Input Data is 72, 138

Make a list of Prime Factors of all the given numbers initially

Prime Factorization of 72 is 2 x 2 x 2 x 3 x 3

Prime Factorization of 138 is 2 x 3 x 23

Highest common occurrences in the given inputs are 21 x 31

Multiplying them we get the GCF as 6

Divide both terms by the GCF, 6:

72 ÷ 6 = 12

138 ÷ 6 = 23

Therefore the reduced ratio is 12:23

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### FAQs on Simplification of Ratios 72:138

1. What is Simplification of Ratios 72:138 ?

Simplification of Ratios 72:138 is 12:23

2. How to Simplify Ratios 72:138 ?

List the factors of both the terms individually. Find the GCF of 72:138 and divide both 72:138 with GCF and rewrite ratio in the simplest form.

3. How to say Ratios of 72:138 can’t be simplified further?

You can say Ratios of 72:138 can’t be simplified further when you get the GCF.