[R] fractional calculations

From: Federico Calboli <f.calboli_at_imperial.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 13:03:15 +0100


Hi All,

is there a function in R that allows me to work with fractions without transforming them to floats (or whatever) in between?

Something that would calculate something like:

(1/2 + 1/8) * 1/2 = 5/16

without ever transforming to 0.5 and 0.125?

Best,

Federico

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