Fraction Action

Parts of Wholes

What is a FRACTION?

Fractions are the symbols we use to describe a part of a whole. For example, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, and 4/6 are fractions. The top number is called the NUMERATOR. It shows the part of a region or set that is being discussed. The bottom number is called the DENOMINATOR. It shows the total part of a region of set that is being discussed.


Click the following link to read about some activities you can do to learn more about fractions.

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Fractions are used in every day life. Know your fractions!