# Online Fractions Calculator

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# Fractions Calculator

Enter fractions, select operation and press the Calculate button.

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#### Adding fractions example

1/2 + 1/3 = (1×3+1×2) / (2×3) = 5/6

#### Subtracting fractions example

1/2 - 1/3 = (1×3 - 1×2) / (2×3) = 1/6

#### Multiplying fractions example

1/2 × 1/3 = (1×1) / (2×3) = 1/6

#### Dividing fractions example

1/2 ÷ 1/3 = 1/2 × 3/1 = (1×3) / (2×1) = 3 / 2 = 1 1/2

Here we discuss list of online math calculators that help us for doing calculation easily.

### Fraction Calculator

Fraction Calculator is a free online tool that displays the arithmetic operation for the given fraction. Online fraction calculator tool makes the calculation faster, and it displays the arithmetic operations in a fraction of seconds.The calculator performs basic and advanced operations with fractions, expressions with fractions combined with integers, decimals, and mixed numbers.

** How to Use the Fraction Calculator?**

The procedure to use the fraction calculator is as follows:

1. Enter the fractions and the arithmetic operator in the respective input field

2. Now click the button “Submit” to get the result

3. Finally, the result for the arithmetic operation of fractions will be displayed in the new window

** What is Meant by Fraction?**

In maths, a fraction represents a part of the whole number. It consists of a numerator and denominator where numerator represents the number of equal parts and denominator represents the total amount that makes up a whole.

For example, 5/6 is a fraction where 5 is the numerator and 6 is the denominator. Fractions can be added, subtracted, multiplied and divided like all other numbers.

By using the algebraic formula for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions, this calculator will add, subtract, multiply or divide fractions and gets you an answer in a reduced fraction form.

Addition:

(a/b) + (c/d) =(ad+bc)/bd

Subtraction:

(a/b) – (c/d) =(ad-bc)/bd

Multiplication:

(a/b) . (c/d) = ac/bd

Division:

(a/b) / (c/d) = ad/bc

** How to Manually Calculate Fractions**

** How to Add Fractions**

Find the lowest common denominator by multiplying each denominator by the other.

Multiply each numerator by the same numbers the denominators were multiplied by.

Add the numerators together.

Reduce result to most simplified number.

** How to Subtract Fractions**

Find the lowest common denominator by multiplying each denominator by the other.

Multiply each numerator by the same numbers the denominators were multiplied by.

Add the second numerator from the first.

Reduce result to most simplified number.

** How to Multiply Fractions**

Multiply the numbers across the top together.

Multiply the numbers across the bottom together.

Reduce result to most simplified number.

** How to Divide Fractions**

Turn the second fraction upside down to create the reciprocal number.

Multiply the fractions together (just like in the multiplication section above).

Reduce result to most simplified number.