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 Canceling Property:  When a common factor can be found in both the denominator and the numerator of an expression, the common factor can be "factored out," or "cancelled."
Common Factor: A number (or an algebraic expression) that is a factor of two or more numbers (or algebraic expressions).
Denominator: The number below the line in a fraction. The denominator indicates what kind or size of parts the numerator counts.
Numerator: The term above the line in a fraction. The numerator tells how many parts are being talked about or considered.