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# Fraction module in Python

This module provides support for rational number arithmetic. It allows to create a Fraction instance from integers, floats, numbers, decimals and strings. Fraction Instances : A Fraction instance can be constructed from a pair of integers, from another rational number, or from a string. Fraction instances are hashable, and should be treated as immutable.

1. class fractions.Fraction(numerator=0, denominator=1) : This requires that numerator and denominator are instances of numbers. Rational and a fraction instance with value = (numerator/denominator) is returned. A zerodivision error is raised if denominator = 0.

## Python3

 `from` `fractions ``import` `Fraction`` ` `print` `(Fraction(``11``, ``35``))``# returns Fraction(11, 35)`` ` `print` `(Fraction(``10``, ``18``))``# returns Fraction(5, 9)` `print` `(Fraction())``# returns Fraction(0, 1)`

1. Output :
```11/35
5/9
0```
1. class fractions.Fraction(other_fraction) : This requires that other_fraction is instance of numbers.Rational and a fraction instance with same value is returned.
2. class fractions.Fraction(float) : This requires the float instance and a fraction instance with same value is returned.

## Python3

 `from` `fractions ``import` `Fraction` `print` `(Fraction(``1.13``))``# returns Fraction(1272266894732165, 1125899906842624)`

1. Output :
`1272266894732165/1125899906842624`
1. class fractions.Fraction(decimal) : This requires the decimal instance and a fraction instance with same value is returned.

## Python

 `from` `fractions ``import` `Fraction` `print` `(Fraction(``'1.13'``))``# returns Fraction(113, 100)`

1. Output :
`113/100`
1. class fractions.Fraction(string) : This requires the string or unicode instance  and a fraction instance with same value is returned. Form for this instance : [sign] numerator [‘/’ denominator] Here, sign represents ‘+’ or ‘-’ and numerator and denominator are strings of single digits.

## Python3

 `from` `fractions ``import` `Fraction`` ` `print` `(Fraction(``'8/25'``))``# returns Fraction(8, 25)`` ` `print` `(Fraction(``'1.13'``))``# returns Fraction(113, 100)` `print` `(Fraction(``'3/7'``))``# returns Fraction(3, 7)` `print` `(Fraction(``'1.414213 \t\n'``))``# returns Fraction(1414213, 1000000)`

1. Output :
```8/25
113/100
3/7
1414213/1000000```
1. limit_denominator(max_denominator=1000000) :
• This method is useful for finding rational approximations to a given floating-point number.
• This module finds and returns the closest Fraction to self that has denominator at most max_denominator.
• This module can also be used to return the numerator of a given fraction in the lowest term by using the numerator property and the denominator by using the denominator property.

Performing Mathematical operations on fractions

## Python

 `from` `fractions ``import` `Fraction`` ` `print` `(Fraction(``113``, ``100``) ``+` `Fraction(``25``, ``18``))``# returns Fraction(2267, 900)`` ` `print` `(Fraction(``18``, ``5``) ``/` `Fraction(``18``, ``10``))``# returns Fraction(2, 1)`` ` `print` `(Fraction(``18``, ``5``) ``*` `Fraction(``16``, ``19``))``# returns Fraction(288, 95)`` ` `print` `(Fraction(``18``, ``5``) ``*` `Fraction(``15``, ``36``))``# returns Fraction(3, 2)`` ` `print` `(Fraction(``12``, ``5``) ``*``*` `Fraction(``12``, ``10``))``# returns 2.8592589556010197`

Output :

```2267/900
2
288/95
3/2
2.8592589556```

Fraction-based calculations using various functions of math module

## Python3

 `import` `math``from` `fractions ``import` `Fraction`` ` `print` `(math.sqrt(Fraction(``25``, ``4``)))``# returns 2.5`` ` `print` `(math.sqrt(Fraction(``28``,``3``)))``# returns 3.0550504633038935`` ` `print` `(math.floor(Fraction(``3558``, ``1213``)))``# returns 2`` ` `print` `(Fraction(math.sin(math.pi``/``3``)))``# returns Fraction(3900231685776981, 4503599627370496)`` ` `print` `(Fraction(math.sin(math.pi``/``3``)).limit_denominator(``10``))``# returns Fraction(6, 7)`

Output :

```2.5
3.0550504633
2.0
3900231685776981/4503599627370496
6/7```