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# Fractions

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• 1. Comparing Fractions
• 2. Fraction
When something is divided into equal parts, each part is a fraction
“something” can be one thing or a group of things
Fractional part of a whole
Fractional part of group
• 3. A fraction has 2 parts
Numerator
Denominator
• 4. Numerator
The top number in a fraction.
It tell how many you are “talking about”
¾
3 is the numerator
• 5. Denominator
The bottom number in a fraction
It tells into how many parts the “something” has been divided.
¾ 4 is the denominator
“Dino lives in the basement”
• 6.
• 7. When comparing fractions:
If the denominators are the same, the larger numerator is the larger fraction.
2/5 4/5
Both fractions have the denominator of 5
Since 4 is larger than 2:
2/5 < 4/5
• 8. When the numerators are the same:
The fraction with the largest denominator is the smallest fraction
½ > ¼
Since both fractions have the same numerator, the fraction with the smallest denominator (2) is the biggest