How to make a fraction in Word | Tutorial

How to make a fraction in Word

How to make a fraction in Word

Depending on what kind of work you use Microsoft Word for, you will certainly come to the point where you want to know how to make a fraction in Word. Often one can help oneself with a slash and thus from three quarters for example make 3/4. However, this is not a scientific way of writing and with complicated fractions the overview is quickly missing. Therefore, we would like to show you how you can represent a fraction stroke in Word in different ways and thus meet all the requirements for scientific work. Fortunately, this is not difficult, since Microsoft Word already has the appropriate representation for this in the offer. You only have to know – as always – where to find the function.

Fractions in Word – different display options:

In addition to the classic notation such as 3/4, a slightly offset variant of this is also possible, or a fraction stroke where the numbers are above or below the stroke. It is up to you to decide what is necessary for your work. But if you know how to use the function, you can quickly implement the right solution for your project. So follow the guide to find out what options are available to you.

Step-by-step instructions:

  • Open Microsoft Word
  • Place the cursor where you want to insert a fraction
  • Switch to the “Insert” tab
  • Click on “Equation” in the “Symbols” group
  • In the group “Structures” select the item “Fraction”
  • Search for the appropriate notation
  • Click on the boxes and insert the desired values
  • Done!

With just a few clicks you can insert fraction bars in Word according to your own specifications. We hope that this article has helped you and that you will be able to work quickly and efficiently with it in the future. Please also visit our Youtube channel, where we provide many more tutorials and where you can easily follow each step in the video. We are looking forward to seeing you!

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