# Write 8 divided by 12 as a fraction?

A part of a whole or, more generally, any number of equal parts is represented by a fraction. A fraction can be written in its simplest form when the numerator and denominator can no longer be divided by the same whole number exactly or evenly.

## Answer: 8 divided by 12 as a fraction can be written as 8/12 or 2/3 in simplified form.

Let's look into the steps below

**Explanation:**

Let us convert 8 divided by 12 as a fraction

**Step 1: **Put 8 in the numerator and 12 in the denominator and it can be written as 8/12.

**Step 2:** Find the HCF of the numerator and denominator.

HCF(8,12) = 4

Here, 4 is the greatest common factor

**Step 3:** Divide both the numbers by the HCF, 4 to get the simplest form:

⇒ 8/12 = 2/3