# Complex Fractions A complex fraction is a fraction where the numerator, denominator, or both contain a fraction. • Example 1: is a complex fraction. The numerator is 3 and the denominator is 1/2.
• Example 2: is a complex fraction. The numerator is 3/7 and the denominator is 9.
• Example 3: is a complex fraction. The numerator is 3/4 and the denominator is 9/10.

Rule 24: To manipulate complex fractions, just convert them to simple fractions and follow rules 1 through 23 for simple fractions.

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Rule 25: To multiply two complex fractions, convert the fractions to simple fractions and follow the steps you use to multiply two simple fractions.

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Rule 26: To multiply add or subtract two complex fractions, convert the fractions to simple fractions and follow the steps you use to add or subtract two simple fractions.

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