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.
6 * 2/5 = 12/ = 2 2/ = 2.4Spelled result in words is twelve fifths (or two and two fifths).
How do we solve fractions step by step?
- Multiple: 6 * 2/ = 6 · 2/ = 12/
Multiply both numerators and denominators. Result fraction keep to lowest possible denominator GCD(12, 5) = 1. In the following intermediate step, it cannot further simplify the fraction result by canceling.
In other words - six multiplied by two fifths is twelve fifths.
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.
|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)|
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