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# Fractions - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Lets Go For A Round Of Questions…

A pizza is cut into 3 pieces A,B and C. If A is half of the pizza and B is one-third of the pizza. What fraction of the pizza is C?

A Fraction

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Of The Whole

Fractions?

Fraction are a way to represent a number.

What fraction tell us is that how many part of a whole number we have.

Example: means we have one part out of the two needed to make a whole.

• The top part of the fraction tells us how many parts of the whole number we have.

• The bottom part of the fraction tells us how many parts make up the whole.

Numerator (we have 1 part of the whole)

Denominator (2 parts makes up the whole)

There are 3 types of fractions:

• Proper fraction -

• Improper fraction -

• Mixed number -

has a numerator that is less than the denominator.

has a numerator that is greater than the denominator.

contains a whole number part and a proper fraction part.

Proper fraction

Improper fraction

Mixed number

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• In order to solve some problems it will be necessary to change fractions from one type to another.

• Mostly changing fraction to a decimal or a percentage.

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check whether the denominators are same. If its same we can add the numerators.

Check the sign whether it’s a subtraction, multiplication, addition or division.

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