# Fraction Calculator

## Usage Instructions

- Enter each of your fractions in the above table.
- Select the mathmatical operation you would like to perform using the gray dropdown select box between the two fractions.
- Click the blue equal button to see your results.

## 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.

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