Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

FractionReduce ( fraction )

Takes string representing fraction and reduces it to most simple form.

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  Sample input:
FractionReduce( "4/8" ; "I" )

FractionReduce( "3 4/12" ; "I" )

FractionReduce( "3 4/12" ; "M" )
  Sample output:
"1/2"

"10/3"

"3 1/3"

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Takes string representing a fraction and reduces it using GCF function. Will output string as either mixed number or improper fraction based on flag. Part of a library of fraction functions as mentioned in the comments of function.

 

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