The calculator takes the fraction's numerator and denominator and identifies their greatest common factor (GCF). It then divides both values by the GCF, resulting in a simplified fraction with the lowest possible denominator.
For example, let's consider a fraction with a numerator of 375 and a denominator of 1000. By finding the GCF of 375 and 1000, which is 125, our calculator simplifies the fraction. The numerator is divided by 125, giving us 3, and the denominator is also divided by 125, giving us 8. The simplified fraction is then represented as 3/8.