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# Fraction Reducer Calculator to Simplify Proper and Improper Fractions

Calculator Preferences
Fraction Reducer

This math calculator will quickly simplify fractions to their simplest form, plus convert improper fractions into their mixed number equivalents. The Learn tab includes:

• What does it mean to reduce fractions?
• How to simply fractions
• Converting improper fractions.

#### Selected Data Record:

A Data Record is a set of calculator entries that are stored in your web browser's Local Storage. If a Data Record is currently selected in the "Data" tab, this line will list the name you gave to that data record. If no data record is selected, or you have no entries stored for this calculator, the line will display "None".

DataData recordData recordSelected data record: None
Numer:Numerator:Numerator:Numerator:

#### Numerator:

Enter the top number of the fraction to be reduced and/or simplified.

 Numerator
Denom:Denominator:Denominator:Denominator:

#### Denominator:

Enter the bottom number of the fraction to be reduced and/or simplified.

 Denominator
GCF:GFC:Greatest common factor:Greatest common factor:

#### Greatest common factor:

This is the greatest common factor for the numerator and denominator you entered. If the result is one, it means that your entries do not have any factors in common other than one -- meaning no reduction or simplification is possible. But in either case, the fraction reducer calculator will still report its conclusions and show its work below this line. Plus, if the fraction is an improper fraction it will convert it into a mixed number.

Reduced:Reduced:Reduced:Reduced to simplest form:

#### Reduced Fraction:

This is the entered fraction reduced to its simplest form.

If you would like to save the current entries to the secure database, tap or click on the Data tab, select "New Data Record", give the data record a name, then tap or click the Save button. To save changes to previously saved entries, simply tap the Save button. Please select and "Clear" any data records you no longer need.

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Help and Tools

#### Help and Tools:

This section, which you can Unstick or Hide in the Calculator Preferences (just above the top of the calculator), contains the following tabs (content too long to fit within bordered frame can be scrolled up and down):

About: Click this tab for an introduction to the calculator.

Instructions: Click this tab for step-by-step instructions for using the calculator.

Terms: Click this tab for a list of the descriptions that are located within each popup help button (info icons).

PCalc: Click this tab for a handy "pocket" calculator you can use when you need to calculate an entry needed for the calculator.

Data: Click this tab to save a set of entries or a note in between visits. Entries and notes will be stored to your web browser's local storage (if supported by your browser of choice), meaning they can only be recalled with the same device and web browser you were using when you saved them. If you'd like to save entries and notes between devices you can do so by subscribing to the Ad-Free Member Version.

#### Favorites

Move the slider to left and right to adjust the calculator width. Note that the Help and Tools panel will be hidden when the calculator is too wide to fit both on the screen. Moving the slider to the left will bring the instructions and tools panel back into view.

Also note that some calculators will reformat to accommodate the screen size as you make the calculator wider or narrower. If the calculator is narrow, columns of entry rows will be converted to a vertical entry form, whereas a wider calculator will display columns of entry rows, and the entry fields will be smaller in size ... since they will not need to be "thumb friendly".