34 divided by 36
Understand the Problem
The question asks for the result of dividing 34 by 36. This is a simple arithmetic problem that requires performing the division operation.
Answer
$\frac{17}{18}$
Answer for screen readers
The final answer is $\frac{17}{18}$.
Steps to Solve
- Set up the division expression
Identify the numbers being divided. We take $34$ and divide it by $36$.
- Perform the division
Calculate the result of $34 \div 36$. This can also be expressed as the fraction $\frac{34}{36}$.
- Simplify the fraction
We simplify the fraction $\frac{34}{36}$ by finding the greatest common divisor (GCD) of $34$ and $36$. The GCD is $2$, so we divide both the numerator and denominator by $2$: $$ \frac{34 \div 2}{36 \div 2} = \frac{17}{18} $$
The final answer is $\frac{17}{18}$.
More Information
The result $\frac{17}{18}$ is a simplified form of the division. In decimal form, $34$ divided by $36$ is approximately $0.9444$, which indicates that $34$ is close to $36$ but slightly less.
Tips
- A common mistake might be forgetting to simplify the fraction. Always check if the numbers can be reduced to avoid getting an improperly simplified answer.