Fractions made easy

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Fractions made easy

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

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