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## I have received help on this topic in the past and I though I had solved the issue, however I realized recently that my formula will not work on any fractions larger than 1 inch. I am converting machine threads in fraction form to a decimal equivalent. here is an example of the what the entry looks like before it is converted. ex, 1/2-20 3A (becomes .5000)or 3/4-13 2A (becomes .7500)or 1-14 3A this one will not work with my current formula (should be 1.0000);

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or

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