How to make a Fractions in Google docs

In Google docs, you can write fraction symbol (/ or -) which consist of both the numerator and denominator in two different ways. Some people like diagonal line(/) and some like divide line(-) to display fraction. Here we will see both diagonal and how to get divide line on Google docs.

If you want to write a common fraction like one-half( ½ ) or one-fourth(¼) simply type fraction and then press enter from the keyboard, your fraction will automatically appear on Google docs. But there are another two ways to type fractions in Google docs.

How to write fractions in Google docs

To Write fraction in Google docs can be done via inserting special characters in the doc

Open Google docs

Navigate to menu and go to Insert -> click on Special characters

A small box will appear in front of you, from there drop down and choose Number then Fractions/Related as mention under

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Now select the required fraction from the table for example ¼,½, etc. These are the common type of fractions.

How to make a fraction in Google docs

You can make both proper fractions and mixed fractions in Google docs by the Equation method.

Open Google docs

Navigate to menu and go to Insert -> click on Equation

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Under New equation select Math Operations then select fraction as shown in below image-

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You can write simple fraction , mixed fraction or get uncommon fraction by this way .

how to make a fraction in google docs

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