Fraction Calculator

Welcome to the Math Salamanders Free Online Fraction Calculator.

This calculator will help you add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions, as
well as converting fractions into different forms.

Please note - you must have Javascript enabled for the calculators to work.

Fractions is an area that a lot of kids find hard to understand. One of the problems with fractions is that they have different meanings depending on the context.

For example, you can eat half an apple or cut an orange into fourths. But you can also put the number one-half on a number line, measure a line 3 1/2 cm long, or find a fourth of 24.

Once the concept of fractions as numbers and fractions as parts of a whole has been understood, your child will be well on their way to developing a sound understanding of fractions.

Here you will find some useful information about the fraction calculator.

This calculator will add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions.

This calculator will also:

- convert fractions to simplest form;
- convert improper fractions to mixed fractions, and mixed fractions to improper fractions;
- convert fractions to decimals and percentages;
- convert decimals and percentages to fractions.

How to enter a fraction into the calculator

To enter a fraction into the calculator:

- Type in the numerator then type '/' then type in the denominator
- Example: 5/6 or 14/3

How to enter a mixed fraction into the calculator:

To enter a mixed fraction into the calculator:

- Type in the integer part (or whole number part)
- Next type SPACE, then type the numerator then '/' then the denominator.
- Example: 3 2/5 (three and two-fifths) or 7 5/12 (seven and five-twelths)

This calculator will enable you to:

- add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions.

The calculator will work out:

- Add: Fraction1 + Fraction2
- Subtract: Fraction1 - Fraction2
- Multiply: Fraction1 x Fraction2
- Divide: Fraction1 ÷ Fraction2

All answers are given in simplest form both as an improper fraction and as a mixed fraction (or mixed number).

This calculator will enable you to:

- convert a fraction to its simplest form.

Answers are given both as improper fractions and mixed fractions (or mixed numbers).

This calculator will enable you to:

- convert a mixed fraction (mixed number) to an improper fraction;
- convert an improper fraction to a mixed fraction.

You just need to type your improper fraction or mixed fraction into the calculator and click 'Convert'.

This calculator will enable you to:

- convert a fraction (or mixed fraction) to a decimal;
- convert a fraction (or mixed fraction) to a percentage.

You simply need to type in your fraction, or mixed fraction and then click 'Convert'.

Answers are given to 9 decimal places for decimals, and 7 decimal places for percentages.

This calculator will enable you to:

- convert a decimal into a fraction.

All you need to do is to type in your decimal, putting the decimal point in the correct place, then clicking 'Convert'.

Answers are given as decimal fractions, and also in simplest form.

This free online fraction calculator will enable you to:

- convert a percentage into a fraction.

All you need to do is type your percentage, then click the 'Convert' button.

Answers are given as decimal fractions, and also in simplest form.

Are you looking for free fraction help or fraction support?

Here you will find a range of fraction help on a variety of fraction topics, from simplest form to converting fractions.

There are fraction videos, worked examples and practice fraction worksheets.

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