**A complex fraction is a fraction where the numerator, denominator, or both contain a fraction.**

- Example 1: is a complex fraction. The numerator is 3 and the denominator is 1/2.
- Example 2: is a complex fraction. The numerator is 3/7 and the denominator is 9.
- Example 3: is a complex fraction. The numerator is 3/4 and the denominator is 9/10.

**Rule 24: To manipulate complex fractions, just convert them to simple fractions and follow rules 1 through 23 for simple fractions.**

If you would like to review another examples of Rule 24 and work problems click on Rule 24.

**Rule 25: To multiply two complex fractions, convert the fractions to simple fractions and follow the steps you use to multiply two simple fractions.**

If you would like to review another examples of Rule 25 and work problems click on Rule 25.

**Rule 26: To multiply add or subtract two complex fractions, convert the fractions to simple fractions and follow the steps you use to add or subtract two simple fractions.**

If you would like to review another examples of Rule 26 and work problems click on Rule 26.

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