Fractions. By: Lisa Fogle. What are fractions?. They are part of a whole. Comes from the Latin word fractio meaning to break or break apart. Have numerator and a denominator They are written as a over b or a/b, the a is the numerator and b is the denominator.
By: Lisa Fogle
Are when improper fractions are written as a whole number and a fraction combined.
An example would be 2 1/3.
They are fraction with a numerator greater than or equal to the denominator.
An example would be 7/4 or 4/4.
Virtual Manipulative: Fractions – Adding
- Is a good source to see how fractions are added.
- Provides visual experiences on how to add fractions and lets you know what they are about.