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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 ?.

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By: Sophie Fernández Leal and Valeria Velásquez Jaramillo.

### What are fractions?

Fractions are some figures orshapesthat are divided in equalparts.You can representthem in a wholeor a set.

### Whatis a whole?

A wholeis a complete shapethatyou can divide. Herewehaveanexample of a whole.

Ex:

Thisis a whole.

Thisis a complete partthatisdivided in 5 equalparts.

Ifyou color 2 partsyouhavethefollowingfraction:

2/5

### What is a set?

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.

Ex:

This is a set.

There are 5 hearts in all, if you color only 2 the fraction is:

2/5

### Thingsthatyoushouldknow

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.

Ex:

### Exercises

1). Write the fraction of each shape.

### Summary

Fractions are importantbecausewe use themonourdailyliveto divide objects and shapes. Sometimeswe use fractionsto divide foodlikecakes, pizzas, bread, etc.

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