# Addition and Subtraction of Fractions Calculator

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### What is a fraction?

A fraction is a part of a whole or a ratio of two numbers. We can use fractions to solve mathematical problems.

### How To Simplify Fractions & Calculate with Them

Some mathematical equations are hard to calculate because there are many fractions involved. However, you can use a fraction calculator to simplify the equation by reducing all the fractions into one fraction that is easy to solve.

### Fraction Applications in Everyday Life

A fraction is the ratio of two numbers. A common way fractions are expressed is in the form of a numerator (top) and denominator (bottom).

Fractions are applied in many areas of life, including everyday activities. For example, when you use a calculator to divide one number by another number, your answer would often have a fractional part.

### Why You Need a Calculator for Fractions

Fractions are a common mathematical challenge that most students face in mathematics classes. A fraction is used to represent any number that can be divided into two or more equal groups.

Most people find fractions challenging because they are not taught how to calculate them properly, and the concept of fractions is not introduced until later in the school system.

This calculator can help you find the answer to your fraction problems (addition and subtraction of fractions) without having to worry about calculations.

### Fractions, Decimals & Percentages Explained

Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages are all different ways to express amounts.

A fraction is a part of a whole, for example 3/8. A decimal is a way of writing numbers, including fractions, in the power of tens and tenths; for example 2.5. The percentage is the number expressed as a fraction of 100 or part thereof - for example 20%.