Fractions. By : Sophie Fernández Leal and Valeria Velásquez Jaramillo. What are fractions ?. Fractions are some figures or shapes that are divided in equal parts.You can represent them in a whole or a set. What is a whole ?.
By: Sophie Fernández Leal and Valeria Velásquez Jaramillo.
Fractions are some figures orshapesthat are divided in equalparts.You can representthem in a wholeor a set.
A wholeis a complete shapethatyou can divide. Herewehaveanexample of a whole.
Thisis a whole.
Thisis a complete partthatisdivided in 5 equalparts.
Ifyou color 2 partsyouhavethefollowingfraction:
A set is an object or shapes that are separated.
In a set you can find different shapes like hearts, happy faces, etc.
Here we have an example of a set.
This is a set.
There are 5 hearts in all, if you color only 2 the fraction is:
Something I haven’t told you is that you can write fractions in word name.
Here we have an example of a word name:
2/5 two fifths
When you are writing fractions in word name be careful with the spelling and add thsat the end of some numbers.
There are some exceptions like: half, thirds, ninths, etc.
This is an example of a word name, and as you can see one important thing is that fractions have a numerator and a denominator.
1). Write the fraction of each shape.
Fractions are importantbecausewe use themonourdailyliveto divide objects and shapes. Sometimeswe use fractionsto divide foodlikecakes, pizzas, bread, etc.