# Fractions are Fabulous

### By Nancy Boyette

## What does a fraction look like? This picture is a fraction ,The 1 is the numerator and the 2 of the picture is the denominator. The 2 is how many in all,And the 1 is how many are shaded. | ## How can you compare a fraction? You compare fractions by cross multiplying, And put the answer on top of that fraction and you compare the two. | ## What is an improper fraction? A improper fraction is when the larger number is on top and the smaller number is on the bottom. |

## What does a fraction look like?

This picture is a fraction ,The 1 is the numerator and the 2 of the picture is the denominator. The 2 is how many in all,And the 1 is how many are shaded.

## How can you compare a fraction?

You compare fractions by cross multiplying, And put the answer on top of that fraction and you compare the two.