# Reduce to standard form: 36−24 - Mathematics

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Reduce to standard form: 36/(−24)

#### Solution

The HCF of 36 and 24 is 12.

Thus, its standard form would be obtained by dividing by – 12.

36/(- 24) = (36  ÷  (- 12))/(- 24  ÷  (- 12)) = (- 3)/2.

Concept: Rational Numbers in Standard Form
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