## TOOL: EXPAND FRACTIONS CALCULATOR

#### EXPAND FRACTIONS CALCULATOR

Enter a fraction and a number by which we will expand the fraction.

SOLUTION

The denominator becomes 6.

OTHER INFORMATION

👉 The simplest fraction form of $\mathrm{\dfrac{\color{chocolate}2}{\color{#3a5998}6}}$ is $\mathrm{\dfrac{1}{3}}$.

$\mathrm{\dfrac{\bcancel{\color{chocolate}2}^{1}}{\bcancel{\color{#3a5998}6}^{3}}=\dfrac{1}{3}}$

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## INFORMATION

There are different ways to obtain equivalent fractions. One way is to multiply the numerator and denominator by the same non-zero number. This operation is called expansion. Expanding a fraction is the opposite of simplifying. This term is generally used in European math teaching terminology.

### WHAT IS EXPAND FRACTIONS CALCULATOR?

Expand fraction calculator,

• Expands the entered fraction by a non-zero whole number and
• Illustrates the solution steps with animations.

### HOW TO USE THE EXPAND FRACTIONS CALCULATOR?

You can use the expand fraction calculator in two ways.

• #### USER INPUTS

You can enter positive or negative whole numbers to the input boxes and click on the "CALCULATE" button. The result and explanations appaer below the calculator

• #### RANDOM INPUTS

You can click on the DIE ICON next to the input boxes. If you use this property, a random fraction and a whole number are generated and entered to the calculator, automatically. You can see the result and explanations below the calculator. You can create your own examples and practice using this property.

• #### CLEARING THE INPUT BOXES

To expand some other fractions you can clear the input box by clicking on the CLEAR button under the input box.

• You can copy the generated solution by clicking on the "Copy Text" link, appaers under the solution panel.