Are you stuck on a maths question about fractions of an amount? Don't know how to work it out? Here is how you do that.Steps1Say we need to find 2/5 of 200. Here 2/5 is the fraction and the ...
Five Methods:Understanding FractionsCompound Fractions versus Simple FractionsAdding and Subtracting FractionsMultiplying and Dividing FractionsWorking with More Complicated FractionsMethod 1 of 5: Understanding Fractions1Know that a fraction is a wa
Two Methods:Using DivisionWithout Using DivisionMethod 1 of 2: Using Division1Start with an improper fraction. We'll use 15/4 for our example. This is an improper fraction because the numera ...
One Methods:Some ShortcutsSteps1If the Numerator of the proper fraction IS 1, then IT IS simplified. For example, the following proper fractions are simplified1/4, 1/2, 1/100, 1/672If the Numerator of the proper fraction IS NOT 1, then check whether
Ever been in test conditions, saw a question and the first thing your mind went to was: What does that fraction mean? or 'How can I understand this?' Well this article can tell you how to understand those confusing fractions.Steps1Understand the prop
Four Methods:Adding and Subtracting FractionsConverting Mixed Numbers into Improper FractionsMultiplying FractionsDividing FractionsMethod 1 of 4: Adding and Subtracting Fractions1Find the l ...
Three Methods:Simplifying FractionsSimplifying Algebraic FractionsTricks for Difficult ProblemsMethod 1 of 3: Simplifying Fractions1Know the vocabulary for algebraic fractions. The following terms will be used throughout the examples, and are common
Two Methods:Understanding the FundamentalsSimplifying an Improper FractionPart 1 of 2: Understanding the Fundamentals1Recognize the parts of a fraction. Fractions have three parts: the numerator, the denominator, and the fraction bar. The numerator i
Three Methods:Renaming Mixed Numbers into Improper FractionsSimplifying the FractionRewriting the Improper Fraction as a Mixed NumberPart 1 of 3: Renaming Mixed Numbers into Improper Fractio ...
Four Methods:Using the Greatest Common FactorKeep Dividing by a Small NumberListing the FactorsUsing Prime Factor TreesMethod 1 of 4: Using the Greatest Common Factor1List the factors of the numerator and denominator. Factors are numbers that you mul
Two Methods:Using Mental MathUsing DivisionMethod 1 of 2: Using Mental Math1Write down the mathematical equation you want to solve to visualize it. Putting your fraction problem down on pape ...
The "backwards Z" method is an easy way to find common denominators of two or more fractions. Have a pencil ready.Steps1List 2 or more fractions with different denominators. We will use 1/2, 3/4, 4/8 as an example here. 2Draw a line to the right
Five Methods:Forming Equivalent FractionsUsing Basic Multiplication to Determine EquivalencyUsing Basic Division to Determine EquivalencyUsing Cross Multiplication to Solve for a VariableUsing the Quadratic Formula to Solve for VariablesMethod 1 of 5
Four Methods:Listing MultiplesUsing the Greatest Common FactorFactoring Each Denominator into PrimesWorking with Integers and Mixed NumbersMethod 1 of 4: Listing Multiples[1]1List the multiples of each denominator. Make a list of several multiples fo
Four Methods:A positive, proper fractionA negative, proper fractionAn improper fractionA mixed fractionMethod 1 of 4: A positive, proper fraction1Draw a line.2Let us take 3/4. Mark 0 and 1 on the number line. 3Write 1/4, 2/4 and 3/4 on the number lin
Multiplying fractions with whole numbers is simple once you know how to put the whole number in fraction form. If you want to know how to multiply fractions with whole numbers, just follow these 4 very easy steps.Steps1Rewrite the whole number as a f
Three Methods:Ordering Any Number of FractionsOrdering Two Fractions using Cross-MultiplicationOrdering Fractions Larger than OneMethod 1 of 3: Ordering Any Number of Fractions1Find a common denominator for all the fractions. Use one of these methods
Four Methods:Monomial DenominatorBinomial DenominatorReciprocalsDenominator with a Cube RootMethod 1 of 4: Monomial Denominator1Examine the fraction. A fraction is written correctly when there is no radical in the denominator. If a fraction appears t
Converting fractions to percentages is so easy that a middle school student knows this. It is very simple. Feel free to read this article.Steps1Simplify the fraction For example, 5/10 = 1/2 ...