Mathematical Calculators

# Fractions Calculator

This free fraction calculator can be used to find the result for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing two common fractions.

#### Calculate common fraction

Result in decimals

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Result in fractions

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## What is fraction calculator?

Fraction calculator is a free online tool to help you with the math relating to common fractions. With our calculator you can calculate the result for adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing two common fractions. Our calculator finds you the least common denominator and shows the result for your calculation in fractions and decimals.

With this calculator you can do the following things:

Adding fractions together

Subtracting fractions

Multiplying fractions

Dividing fractions

## What is a fraction?

A fractions is a number that is written with two numbers. For example fraction of 2/3 means that it is two out of three equal sections. Read further and understand more about wonderful world of fractions!

## How to use common fraction calculator?

Using our calculator is very easy! Just fill in your two factors to the equivalent input fields and choose what kind of calculation you want to do. You can add, subract, multiply and divide fractions with our calculator.

After filling in the fractions and choosing the calculation type, just hit calculate! Then you will see the result of the calculation in the result field.

## Can I calculate negative fraction numbers with the calculator?

For calculating negative fraction numbers, please check out our negative fraction calculator.

Once you entered fraction number values into the designated fields, hit the calculate button!

## Fraction number formula

a/b

## Example of fraction number addition

⅓ + ⅔ = 1

## Example of fraction number subtraction

## How to multiply fractions?

Learning how to multiply fractions can be a difficult task, but with a little practice it becomes easy. Fractions are a special type of math that deals with numbers that are divided by other numbers. When multiplying fractions, you need to remember 3 basic rules: the order of operations, the distributive property and the factoring rule.

⅘ - ⅖ = ⅕

## Example of fraction number multiplication

## How to divide fractions?

In most cases, it’s easy to divide fractions. Simply cut the numerators (top numbers) of the fractions in half and the denominators (bottom numbers) in half. For example, if you divide 3/4 by 2, the result is 1/2. This is always true regardless of the type of fraction (decimal, percent or fraction).

½ * ½ = ¼

## Example of fraction number dividing

½ / ½ = 1

## What is the fraction number between 0 and 1?

For any factor to be considered as a proper fraction, it also needs to be a proper number. These fractions are will have a smaller number on top than on bottom of syntax.

## Summary of fraction numbers

World of fractions might seem complex but rules are fairly simple! By using our free fraction calculator, working with fractions should be easy and seamless.

Article author

John Cruz

John is a PhD student with a passion to mathematics and education. In his freetime John likes to go hiking and bicycling.

###### Fractions Calculator English

Published: Wed Jul 28 2021

Latest update: Fri Nov 19 2021

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