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40px | This is a documentation subpage for Template:Fraction.It contains usage information, categories, and other content that is not part of the original template page. |

This template builds nicer-looking common fractions. It takes one, two or three parameters: the optional integer (may be signed), the optional numerator and the required denominator; in this order.

`{{fraction|1|2|3}}`

- 1 ⅔ (integer, numerator and denominator)
`{{fraction|2|3}}`

- ⅔ (numerator and denominator)
`{{fraction|3}}`

- ⅓ (denominator only)

This template differs from {{frac}} in that it tries to use precomposed glyphs and otherwise just inserts a proper fraction slash and possibly a thin space, but does not superscript the numerator and subscript the denominator.

Examples:

½ ⅓ ⅔ ¼ ½ ¾ ⅕ ⅖ ⅗ ⅘⅙ ⅚ 1⁄7 2⁄7 3⁄7 4⁄7 5⁄7 6⁄7 ⅛ ¼ ⅜ ½ ⅝ ¾ ⅞ 1⁄16 3⁄16 5⁄16 7⁄16 9⁄16 11⁄16 13⁄16 15⁄16 5⁄32 27⁄32

m⁄s km⁄h kg·m⁄s^{2} 1⁄s Mbit⁄s

To allow numerical sorting of a column containing fractions, use {{sortfrac}} instead. It is a combination of {{frac}} and {{sort}}.

## Notes

`⁄`

may be used to print out the fraction glyph " ⁄ "

## See also

- {{frac}} (Template:Frac) displays common fractions using a fraction slash
- {{sfrac}} (Template:Sfrac) displays common fractions using a vinculum
- {{1/2}}, {{1/3}}, {{2/3}}, {{1/4}} and {{3/4}}
- {{Dec to frac}}