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The result (which should be simplified) is another fraction of some kind:

* a proper (or vulgar fraction) with the numerator (top number) less than the denominator (bottom number);

* an improper fraction with the numerator greater than the denominator which can be converted into a mixed number; or

* an integer (whole number).

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Q: What happens when you add subtract multiply and divide fractions?
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