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Formula to convert fraction to text in Excel

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Last Modified: 2013-11-28
Is there a way to have excel convert "1/8" to "one eighth" or "one-eighth"?  Have a column of data with fractions and would like to add a second column that converts the fraction to text for merging into a word doc.
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Oh....forgot to mention that it currently only works up to the number 16 for the numerator and denominator...

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Albert

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Make sure you see my last 2 comments for explanations and capabilities, but I'm uploading the file again in xls format in case you don't have 2007...I wasn't thinking the first time...

ConvertFractions.xls
I think all the provided answers give solution to the problem, as the author didn't specify desired parameters: a range of values and a method (spreadsheet formula or UDF).
VBA code could be made more compact.
I would suggest to assign 50 to steverice, 50 to ahammar and 25 to me.

BR, Alex
I agree

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Thank you to all and my apologies for the lengthy delay.

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Thanks for a share in the points...

:-)
Albert

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