COMPLEX FRACTIONS

A complex fraction is a fraction where the numerator, denominator or both contain fraction. 

Examples :

Solved Problems

Problems 1-5 : Evaluate.

Problem 1 :

Solution :

In the above complex fraction, change the division as multiplication, take reciprocal of the fraction in denominator and simplify.

Problem 2 :

Solution :


Problem 3 :

Solution :


Problem 4 : 

Solution :


Problem 5 :

Solution :

Least common multiple of (2, 3) is 6 and that of (4, 6) is 12.


Problem 6 :

What number is halfway between - and ⅓ on a number line?

Solution :

To find a number which is half between two numbers on a number line, we have to find the average of the two numbers.

The number which is halfway between - and  on a number line :


Problem 7 : 

Maya wants to divide a ¾ pound box of trail mix into small bags. Each bag will hold ¹⁄₁₂ pound of trail mix. How many bags of trail mix can Maya fill?

Solution :

Given : Each bag will hold ¹⁄₁₂ pound of trail mix.

Then, the number bags required to hold ¾ pounds of trail mix is

So, Maya can fill ¾ pound of trail mix in 9 bags. 

Kindly mail your feedback to v4formath@gmail.com

We always appreciate your feedback.

©All rights reserved. onlinemath4all.com

Recent Articles

  1. Problems on Trigonometric Identities with Solutions

    Mar 03, 24 08:27 PM

    Problems on Trigonometric Identities with Solutions

    Read More

  2. Solved Problems on Binomial Expansion

    Mar 03, 24 10:46 AM

    Solved Problems on Binomial Expansion

    Read More

  3. P-Series Test for Convergence and Divergence

    Mar 03, 24 06:28 AM

    P-Series Test for Convergence and Divergence

    Read More