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Working with Fractions

The fraction key [Fraction] makes working with fractions as easy as working with whole numbers. Students must merely learn the sequence in which they need to press the keys.

 


[Calculator]

Example: 5/7

To enter this fraction on the calculator:

  • Enter the number 5
  • Press the fraction key [Fraction]
  • Enter the number 7

The fraction displayed on the calculator and in the box above this calculator should look like this:

5 _| 7

The Casio fx-260 displays fractions with this _| symbol.

Example: 1 3/4

To enter this mixed fraction on the calculator:

  • Press the  [AllClear] key
  • Enter the number 1
  • Press the fraction key [Fraction]
  • Enter the number 3
  • Press the fraction key [Fraction]
  • Enter the number 4

The mixed number displayed on the calculator and in the box above this calculator should look like this:

1 _| 3 _| 4