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Fraction Calculator

Postby tony.latham » Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:47 am

I'm in the planning phase of my next build. Mentally, I've got the spars on but there's no fresh sawdust on the floor yet. :frightened:

Historically, when adding and subtracting fractions I have converted them to decimals and then plugged into a calculator. And then I would convert back to fractions. Which of course is dumb.

A week ago I found an iPhone app called Fraction Calculator Plus. I can't begin to explain how pleased I am with this app.

Here's a screenshot:

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It's a big deal and is free. :thumbsup:

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Re: Fraction Calculator

Postby John61CT » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:47 pm

On android, I just ask Google verbally.

But this looks similar to yours

https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... eefraction
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Re: Fraction Calculator

Postby Treeview » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:47 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Fraction Calculator

Postby featherliteCT1 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:01 pm

I a downloading the app now ... thanks!
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Re: Fraction Calculator

Postby halfdome, Danny » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:32 pm

I downloaded it and found it has annoying ads at the top. :thumbdown:
I removed it and will continue with the memorized decimal equations I've been using for years.
I also have printed out decimal/mm fraction charts in 3 spots in my shop. :thumbsup:
Thanks anyway, :D Danny
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Re: Fraction Calculator

Postby KTM_Guy » Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:04 pm

I have two calculators I've had for probably 20 years that you can plug in fractions. They are real useful say when you want to divide 56 13/16 by 5. My problem with apps are if I'm not working I really don't want the phone with me. Before I did that it was like working 24/7.

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Re: Fraction Calculator

Postby tony.latham » Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:24 am

Danny:

Your system seems to work ––based on how your teardrops turn out. So I wouldn't change 'nuthing'...

I downloaded it and found it has annoying ads at the top. :thumbdown:


You can get rid of the adds by tapping on the settings in the upper left and buying the 99¢ version. :roll: That 99¢ probably won't eat into your sandpaper budget.

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Re: Fraction Calculator

Postby edgeau » Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:36 pm

Gee I am glad my parent's generation converted my country to metric! But you seem to have a nifty solution in that app

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Re: Fraction Calculator

Postby tony.latham » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:19 pm

edgeau wrote:Gee I am glad my parent's generation converted my country to metric! But you seem to have a nifty solution in that app

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Believe me, I use MMs and CMs from time to time. :thumbsup:

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