Mixed fractions calculator
The calculator performs basic and advanced operations with mixed numbers, fractions, integers, decimals. Mixed fractions are also called mixed numbers. A mixed fraction is a whole number and a proper fraction combined, i.e. one and three-quarters. The calculator evaluates the expression or solves the equation with step-by-step calculation progress information. Solve problems with two or more mixed numbers fractions in one expression.
1/4 - 2/3 = -5/ ≅ -0.4166667Spelled result in words is minus five twelfths.
- Subtract: 1/ - 2/ = 1 · 3/ - 2 · 4/ = 3/ - 8/ = 3 - 8/ = -5/
For adding, subtracting, and comparing fractions, it is suitable to adjust both fractions to a common (equal, identical) denominator. The common denominator you can calculate as the least common multiple of both denominators - LCM(4, 3) = 12. In practice, it is enough to find the common denominator (not necessarily the lowest) by multiplying the denominators: 4 × 3 = 12. In the next intermediate step, the fraction result cannot be further simplified by canceling.
In words - one quarter minus two thirds = minus five twelfths.
Examples:• sum of two mixed numbers: 1 3/4 + 2 3/8
• addition of three mixed numbers: 1 3/8 + 6 11/13 + 5 7/8
• addition of two mixed numbers: 2 1/2 + 4 2/3
• subtracting two mixed numbers: 7 1/2 - 5 3/4
• multiplication of mixed numbers: 3 3/4 * 2 2/5
• comparing mixed numbers: 3 1/4 2 1/3
• changing improper fraction to mixed number: 9/4
• What is 3/4 as a mixed number: 3/4
• subtracting mixed number and fraction: 1 3/5 - 5/6
• sum mixed number and an improper fraction: 1 3/5 + 11/5
Mixed fractions in word problems:
- Difference mixed fractions
What is the difference between 4 2/3 and 3 1/6?
- Cups of punch
Cyka made 6 19/20 cups of punch punch at two different types of juice in it. If the punch had 4 1/5 cups of one type of juice how many cups of the other type of juice did it have?
- Sum of 18
Sum of two fractions is 4 3/7. If one of the fractions is 2 1/5 find the other one .
Planet X is 10 light-years away from Earth. Planet Y is 8 1/2 light-years away from Earth. How much farther away is Planet X?
- Bike path
Bill was riding his bike on a bike path that was 5 1/4 miles long. He rode his bike awhile and stopped for s drink or water. Then he rode 2 7/10 miles and was at the end of the path. How far had Bill ridden before he stopped for water?
Gavin had 3 gallons of orange juice ready to serve at the breakfast party. His family drank 2 ⅛ gallons. How much is left? Show your work with a numberline, area model or grid.
- Sum of mixed
The sum of two mixed numbers is 15½. One of the number is 5 ¾, what is the other?
- Equation with mixed 2
A number, X, is subtracted from 8 1/4. The result is 12 3/5. What is the value of X?
Subtract mixed number with regrouping: 11 17/20- 6 19/20
- Add sub fractions
What is 4 1/2+2/7-213/14?
Krishna bought 5 1/2 meters of ribbon from the market . She cut off a 2 3/4 m piece of ribbon from it and gave it to Sushima . What length of ribbon is left with her?
- A farmer's 2
A farmer's truck is carrying 4 2/3 tons of hay and straw. If 3 2/5 tons of the load is hay, how much straw is the truck carrying?
- The pet
Ananya has a bunny. She bought 4 7/8 pounds of carrots. She fed her bunny 1 1/4 pounds of carrots the first week. She fed her bunny 5/6 pounds of carrots the second week. All together, how many pounds of carrots did she feed her bunny? 1. Draw a tape diag
Timothy is 56 4/5 inches tall. Theresa is 1 1/6 inches shorter than Timothy and Jane is 1 1/3 inches shorter than Theresa. How tall is Jane?
- Mixed numbers
Rewrite mixed numbers, so the fractions have the same denominator: 5 1/5 - 2 2/3
- Hannah and Emily
Hannah and Emily need to use 4 1/4 feet of ribbon to finish an art project. Hannah has 2 3/4 feet of ribbon and Emily has 1 3/4 feet of ribbon. How much ribbon will they have left over after they finish their art project?
- The chef 2
The chef in the restaurant used 19/20 cup of chocolate chips and 1 1/10 cups of cocoa powder for the cake. How much more cocoa powder did the chef use than the chocolate chips?
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