# FRACTIONS 1 VOCABULARY Fraction- a number that describes FRACTIONS 1 VOCABULARY Fraction- a number that describes part of a whole or part of a set. Numerator- top number of a fraction that tells how many parts of the whole or set you have.

2 VOCABULARY Denominator - bottom number of a fraction that tells how many parts there are in the whole or set. Proper fraction - little number on top(numerator); big number on bottom(denominator) 3

VOCABULARY Improper fraction a fraction with a value greater than or equal to 1. Mixed number - a whole number and a fraction together. 4 5 8

numerator denominator 5 parts shaded 8 parts in the whole 5 PROPER FRACTIONS small

2 3 large 3 4 6 9 6

IMPROPER FRACTIONS large 5 4 small 6 3 9

5 7 MIXED NUMBERS fraction 1 7 4 whole number

2 5 3 3 1 5 8 9 1

1 4 10 5 4 11 1 2 2 5

2 12 To express a mixed number as an improper fraction, first multiply the whole number by the denominator and add the numerator. Then write this sum over the denominator. 13

2 1 2 = 2x2+1 2

= 5 2 14 8 3 2 2 3 2

2 3 15 To express an improper fraction as a mixed number, divide the denominator into the numerator. 16

2 8 =3 8 3 -6 2 2 3

2 17 Express the mixed number as an improper fraction. 16 1 3x5+1 =

3 = 5 5 5 18 Express the mixed number as an improper fraction. 53 8

5x9+8 = 5 = 9 9 9 19 Express the improper fraction as a mixed number. 6

19 1 = 3 19 = 6 3 3 -18 1 20 Express the improper

fraction as a mixed number. 3 23 5 = 6 23 = 3 6 6 -18 5

21 Express the improper fraction as a whole number. 4 32 = 8 32 = 8 -32

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