An expression that measuresequal partsof a whole.

It has two parts:

1) a numerator (top)

2) a denominator (bottom).

9 purple sections = numerator.

9 purple + 1 white = denominator

9 | |

10 |

Fractions < 1.

Numerator < denominator

1 | |

3 |

9 | |

10 |

Fractions > 1.

Numerator > denominator

3 | |

2 |

12 | |

10 |

Fractions = 1.

Numerator = denominator

3 | |

3 |

12 | |

12 |

Free What is a Fraction Calculator - This lesson walks you through what a fraction is and the different parts of a fraction.

Fractions are written as n/d where n is the numerator and d is the denominator

Fractions > 1 = Improper

Fractions < 1 = Proper

Fractions = 1 = Whole

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Fractions > 1 = Improper

Fractions < 1 = Proper

Fractions = 1 = Whole

For more math formulas, check out our Formula Dossier

- denominator
- The bottom portion of a fraction. For a/b, b is the denominator
- fraction
- how many parts of a certain size exist

a/b where a is the numerator and b is the denominator - numerator
- the number above the line in a common fraction
- prealgebra
- gives you introductory concepts related to numbers and equations to prepare you for Algebra.
- whole number
- numbers that include natural numbers and zero

{0, 1, 2, 3, ...}

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