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# Fractions made easy

## on Mar 03, 2011

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## Fractions made easyPresentation Transcript

• FRACTIONS MADE EASY
• WHAT IS A FRACTION
A fraction is a part of a whole.
For example: A FRACTION OF THE CIRLCE IS SHADED GREEN
• WHAT IS THE NUMERATOR
THE NUMARATOR IS THE TOP NUMBER THAT SAYS HOW MANY PART OF THE WHOLE ARE SHOWING.
FOR EXAMPLE
2 NUMERATOR
4
• WHAT IS THE DENOMINATOR
THE DENOMINATOR IS THE NUMBER AT THE BOTTOM THAT GIVES THE TOTAL NUMBER OF PARTS IN THE WHOLE SHAPE.
1
8 DENOMINATOR
NEXT
• BASIC FRACTIONS HALVES
THE PIZZA IS CUT INTO TWO EQUAL PARTS
WHICH ARE CALLED HALVES
• A HALF IS EXPRESSED AS
• THIRDS
WHEN A WHOLE IS DIVIDED IN TO THREE EQUAL PARTS THE THREE PARTS ARE CALLED THIRDS
• A THIRD IS EXPRESSED AS
• QUARTERS
QUARTERS ARE DISPLAYED WHEN THE SHAPE IS DIVIDED INTO FOUR EQUAL PARTS.
• A QUARTER IS EXPRESSED AS
• JUST FOR FUN STUDENTS CAN VISIT
SHEPPARD SOFTWARE TO ACCESS A VARIETY OF INTERACTIVE GAMES ABOUT FRACTION......
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm
• THE END