Being circuitous and using ample euphemisms has gotten many a politan elected by the dumb and hated by the knowing. Though embellishing speech is often preferred in jovial presidential debates, mathematicians prefer to cut out the fat and get straight to the point.
Don't call them boring, though - they're just trying to make your lives easier. Simplify, simplify, as stated by Thoreau, by watching this video on how to simplify complex fractions.
You'll learn how to simplify a complex fraction by getting common denominators, flipping, multiplying, and canceling