2. Math Vocabulary
• Fraction: Part of a whole (part/whole)
• Numerator: Top number of a fraction
– the part
• Denominator: Bottom number of a fraction
– the whole
• Equivalent Fractions: Fractions that name the
same part of the whole.
3. Fractions
4. Practice
• Find as many fractions as you can that are
equal to ¾. Use the fractions strip.
• Find 2 equivalent fractions to 6/8. Use the
fractions strip.
5. Patterns (think multiplication)
1/2 = 2/4= 4/8
• What do you notice about the numerators?
• What do you notice about the denominators?
6. More Practice
• What fraction is equivalent to 4/6?
– Divide the numerator and the denominator by a
common factor. (Hint: 4 and 6 are both even.)
– Multiply the numerator and the denominator by
the same number. (Hint: try 2.)
• What fraction is equivalent to 5/10? Divide
numerator and denominator to find out.
• 3/4 = 6/?
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