Reducible fraction

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A reducible fraction is a ratio of two integers which have a common divisor. Thus, for example, $\frac{10}{14}$ is reducible because 2 divides both 10 and 14. On the other hand, $\frac{5}{7}$ is irreducible.

A fraction is no longer reducible when the numerator and the denominator are relatively prime.

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