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### Fractions

1. 1. Fractions By iTutor.com T- 1-855-694-8886 Email- info@iTutor.com
2. 2. Fractions  A fraction is a number that names an equal part of a whole.  A number in the form Numerator Denominator 1 3 1 3
3. 3. What are FRACTIONS?  Fractions are a part of the whole  We use fractions all the time.  Have you ever used a steel tape or a ruler?  Inches are divided into parts  Have you ever used a measuring cup?  Cups are divided into parts
4. 4. Let’s draw a rectangle, and divide it in two equal parts... The red part of the rectangle represents a fraction… 1/2 (one half)
5. 5. Parts of fractions  Numerator  The number above the bar in a fraction. It tells how many of the equal parts of the whole or group are being considered.  Denominator  The number below the bar in a fraction. It tells the total number of equal parts. Numerator 1 3 One third Denominator
6. 6. 1 part shaded 3 parts shaded 2 equal parts 1 2 5 equal parts Shaded parts Equal parts in a whole 3 5
7. 7. Types of fractions  Proper fractions – the top number (numerator) is SMALLER than the bottom number (denominator).  Improper fractions – the top number is LARGER than the bottom number.  Mixed numbers – a whole number and a fraction. 1 2 3 2 3 2 2
8. 8. Fractions  The denominator can never be equal to 0. 12 = Does not exist! 0 • A fraction with a numerator of 0 equals 0. 0 3 0 0 0 312
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