# Fraction calculator

This fraction calculator performs basic and advanced fraction operations, expressions with fractions combined with integers, decimals, and mixed numbers. It also shows detailed step-by-step information about the fraction calculation procedure. The calculator helps in finding value from multiple fractions operations. Solve problems with two, three, or more fractions and numbers in one expression.

## The result:

### (7/8 - 4/5)^2 = 9/1600 = 0.005625

Spelled result in words is nine one-thousand six-hundredths.### How do we solve fractions step by step?

- Subtract: 7/8 - 4/5 = 7 · 5/8 · 5 - 4 · 8/5 · 8 = 35/40 - 32/40 = 35 - 32/40 = 3/40

It is suitable to adjust both fractions to a common (equal, identical) denominator for adding, subtracting, and comparing fractions. The common denominator you can calculate as the least common multiple of both denominators - LCM(8, 5) = 40. It is enough to find the common denominator (not necessarily the lowest) by multiplying the denominators: 8 × 5 = 40. In the following intermediate step, it cannot further simplify the fraction result by canceling.

In other words - seven eighths minus four fifths is three fortieths. - Exponentiation: the result of step No. 1 ^ 2 = 3/40 ^ 2 = 3
^{2}/40^{2}= 9/1600

In other words - three fortieths raised to the power of squared is nine one-thousand six-hundredths.

#### Rules for expressions with fractions:

**Fractions**- use a forward slash to divide the numerator by the denominator, i.e., for five-hundredths, enter

**5/100**. If you use mixed numbers, leave a space between the whole and fraction parts.

**Mixed numerals**(mixed numbers or fractions) keep one space between the integer and

fraction and use a forward slash to input fractions i.e.,

**1 2/3**. An example of a negative mixed fraction:

**-5 1/2**.

Because slash is both sign for fraction line and division, use a colon (:) as the operator of division fractions i.e.,

**1/2 : 1/3**.

Decimals (decimal numbers) enter with a decimal point

**.**and they are automatically converted to fractions - i.e.

**1.45**.

### Math Symbols

Symbol | Symbol name | Symbol Meaning | Example |
---|---|---|---|

+ | plus sign | addition | 1/2 + 1/3 |

- | minus sign | subtraction | 1 1/2 - 2/3 |

* | asterisk | multiplication | 2/3 * 3/4 |

× | times sign | multiplication | 2/3 × 5/6 |

: | division sign | division | 1/2 : 3 |

/ | division slash | division | 1/3 / 5 |

: | colon | complex fraction | 1/2 : 1/3 |

^ | caret | exponentiation / power | 1/4^3 |

() | parentheses | calculate expression inside first | -3/5 - (-1/4) |

#### Examples:

• adding fractions: 2/4 + 3/4• subtracting fractions: 2/3 - 1/2

• multiplying fractions: 7/8 * 3/9

• dividing Fractions: 1/2 : 3/4

• reciprocal of a fraction: 1 : 3/4

• square of a fraction: 2/3^2

• cube of a fraction: 2/3^3

• exponentiation of a fraction: 1/2^4

• fractional exponents: 16 ^ 1/2

• adding fractions and mixed numbers: 8/5 + 6 2/7

• dividing integer and fraction: 5 ÷ 1/2

• complex fractions: 5/8 : 2 2/3

• decimal to fraction: 0.625

• Fraction to Decimal: 1/4

• Fraction to Percent: 1/8 %

• comparing fractions: 1/4 2/3

• multiplying a fraction by a whole number: 6 * 3/4

• square root of a fraction: sqrt(1/16)

• reducing or simplifying the fraction (simplification) - dividing the numerator and denominator of a fraction by the same non-zero number - equivalent fraction: 4/22

• expression with brackets: 1/3 * (1/2 - 3 3/8)

• compound fraction: 3/4 of 5/7

• fractions multiple: 2/3 of 3/5

• divide to find the quotient: 3/5 ÷ 2/3

The calculator follows well-known rules for

**the order of operations**. The most common mnemonics for remembering this order of operations are:

**PEMDAS**- Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction.

**BEDMAS**- Brackets, Exponents, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction

**BODMAS**- Brackets, Of or Order, Division, Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction.

**GEMDAS**- Grouping Symbols - brackets (){}, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction.

**MDAS**- Multiplication and Division have the same precedence over Addition and Subtraction. The MDAS rule is the order of operations part of the PEMDAS rule.

Be careful; always do

**multiplication and division**before

**addition and subtraction**. Some operators (+ and -) and (* and /) have the same priority and must evaluate from left to right.

## Fractions in word problems:

- Solve 12

Solve the following quadratic equation: 3/2-(2x-1)²=5/4 - Please

Please determine the solvability conditions of the equation, solve the equation and perform the test: x divided by x squared minus 2x plus1 the whole minus x + 3 divided by x squared minus one is equal to 0: x/(x²-2x+1) - (x+3)/( x²-1) = 0 - Martha

Martha likes to walk in the park, which is square, 7/10 mi on each side. One morning Martha walked around the entire park 3 1/2 times before stopping to rest. How far had she walked? - Sq and cube

Find the product of the square of (1/2) and the cube of (2/3) - Simplest form

Find the simplest form of the following expression: 3 to the 2nd power - 1/4 to the 2nd power. - Calculate 68454

Calculate how many times the square of the number 1/100 is less than 1/1000. (numbers in fraction form) - The expression

What is the value of the expression ((6²+60))/(2^{3}) - Forest nursery

In the Forest nursery plant, one pine to 1.9 m². Calculate how many plants are planted in the area 362 acres. - Hamster cage

Ryan keeps his hamster cage on his dresser. The area of the top of Ryan's dresser is 1 2/3 as large as the area of the bottom of his hamster cage. The area of the dresser top is 960 square inches. How many square inches of his dresser top are not covered - Quotient and product

What is the sum of the quotient of [8/5 divided by 8/10] added to the product of [8/14 x 7/12 x 3/8]? - Express value

Given that p = √(mx/t-t² x) Make x the subject If m = 7, p = -3 and t = 4, find the value of x

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