# SOLUTION: how DO YOU add, subtract, multiply, divide and simplify fractions, as well as how to convert decimal to numeric fractions.?

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 Question 550991: how DO YOU add, subtract, multiply, divide and simplify fractions, as well as how to convert decimal to numeric fractions.?Answer by TutorDelphia(193)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Add fractions: make sure the denominator is the same, add the tops --- Subtract fractions: make sure the denominator is the same, subtract the tops --- Multiply: top time top, bottom times bottom --- Divide: Dividing fractions is as easy as pie, all you do is flip the second and multiply (take the reciprocal of the number you are dividing by and multiply) --- Simplify fractions: find the largest number that goes into both the denominator and numerator and divide both numbers by that number: ex 4/16 ...4 is the biggest that goes into both 1/4 --- Convert decimals to fractions: .1 = 1/10 .12 = 12/100 .01 = 1/100 .001= 1/1000 .123=123/1000