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You can use true fractions (yes, real fractions, not just their decimal equivalents) in calculations. To use a fraction, enclose it in square brackets: [ ].

For example, entering [1/4] + [1/5] will evaluate to

To divide fractions, use the percent (%) as the division operator, since the backslash (/) is used to separate the numerator and denominator. For example, divide 1/4 by 2 by entering [1/4] % 2.

[5/6] + [10/12].

Compare [5/6], [10/12] contrast with Compare 5/6, 10/12

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