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.

Result:

2 2/3 - 1 1/4 = 17/12 = 1 5/121.4166667

Spelled result in words is one and five twelfths (or seventeen twelfths).

Calculation steps

  1. Conversion a mixed number 2 2/3 to a improper fraction: 2 2/3 = 2 2/3 = 2 · 3 + 2/3 = 6 + 2/3 = 8/3

    To find new numerator:
    a) Multiply the whole number 2 by the denominator 3. Whole number 2 equally 2 * 3/3 = 6/3
    b) Add the answer from previous step 6 to the numerator 2. New numerator is 6 + 2 = 8
    c) Write a previous answer (new numerator 8) over the denominator 3.

    Two and two thirds is eight thirds
  2. Conversion a mixed number 1 1/4 to a improper fraction: 1 1/4 = 1 1/4 = 1 · 4 + 1/4 = 4 + 1/4 = 5/4

    To find new numerator:
    a) Multiply the whole number 1 by the denominator 4. Whole number 1 equally 1 * 4/4 = 4/4
    b) Add the answer from previous step 4 to the numerator 1. New numerator is 4 + 1 = 5
    c) Write a previous answer (new numerator 5) over the denominator 4.

    One and one quarter is five quarters
  3. Subtract: 8/3 - 5/4 = 8 · 4/3 · 4 - 5 · 3/4 · 3 = 32/12 - 15/12 = 32 - 15/12 = 17/12
    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(3, 4) = 12. In practice, it is enough to find the common denominator (not necessarily the lowest) by multiplying the denominators: 3 × 4 = 12. In the next intermediate step, the fraction result cannot be further simplified by canceling.
    In words - eight thirds minus five quarters = seventeen 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

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