# Re: [PHP] Fractions

```If there are none in the math functions then you need to create your own
or do a search at google to see if anyone has created some functions
like that...```
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On Mon, 2002-12-09 at 16:20, Stephen wrote:
> But how do you find it in PHP?
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ray Hunter" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "Stephen" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 6:12 PM
> Subject: Re: [PHP] Fractions
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>
> > Just like math...find the greatest common denominator of the numerator
> > and denominator and then divide each (numerator and denominator) by that
> > number...
> >
> > ie: numerator = 8 and denominator = 12
> >
> > so we have 8/12
> >
> > then greatest common denominator is 4...
> >
> > so 8/4 = 2 and 12/4 = 3
> >
> > thus, 8/12 => 2/3
> >
> >
> > On Mon, 2002-12-09 at 15:55, Stephen wrote:
> > > I know for a fact that you're all going to think, "What the heck does
> > > he want fractions for!?" I have a reason...I just won't tell you. :-P
> > >
> > > My problem is this. I want to simplify a fraction to simplest form but
> > > if I divide, I'll get a decimal which I can't use. How could I put it
> > > in simplest form without displaying a decimal to the user and if one
> > > does come up, a mixed number?
> > > Thanks,
> > > Stephen Craton
> > > http://www.melchior.us
> > >
> > > "What is a dreamer that cannot persevere?" -- http://www.melchior.us
> > >
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