# fractions

Use words instead of numerals for simple fractions in text.

one-fifth its actual size

three-fourths of the participants

Write out complex fractions with numerals separated by a solidus.

23/32

5-1/2 days afterward

2-1/2 times greater

Display complex, built-up fractions by centering them vertically between two parts of a paragraph.

Place a zero to the left of the decimal in fractions less than 1.

0.006

See also **equations**.

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