# Fraction Converter AppConvert Fractions and Decimals Online

The Best Solution for Fraction/Decimal Conversion

Fraction Converter Settings

Number of decimal places

Round fraction to the nearest

## Fractions

A fraction or simple fraction or common fraction or vulgar fraction is a number of the form
m/n
, where m and n are integer numbers, m (the number above the line) is called numerator and n (the number below the line) is called denominator.
Denominator should not be equal to zero.
The word fraction is from Latin word fractus which means broken.
The word vulgar is from Latin word vulgar which means common.

### Proper and improper fractions

A simple fraction is called a proper fraction if the absolute value of the fraction numerator (numerator without the sign) is less then fraction denominator. Otherwise a fraction is called improper fraction.
Examples of proper fractions:
3/4
,
7/8
, -
5/12

Examples of improper fractions:
6/5
, -
3/3
,
17/8

### Mixed numbers

A fraction written in the form of an integer number and proper fraction is called a mixed number, it can be also called mixed fraction or mixed numeral. Examples of mixed numbers:
3
5/8
,
-1
2/3
,
6
7/12
.
A mixed fraction can be written in the form of improper fraction, as an integer number can be always presented as improper fraction with any denominator, for example:
5 =
5/1
=
5 * 2/1 * 2
=
10/2
=
15/3
=
20/4

Then
5
2/3
= 5 +
2/3
=
15/3
+
2/3
=
17/3
.
Then the formula for representing mixed numbers as improper fractions is:
i
m/n
=
(i * n + m)/n
.

## How to use Fraction Converter App

Input a proper/improper fraction or a mixed number and click "CONVERT" to get the corresponding decimal number.