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Fractions. Natasha Duffy Cockenzie Primary School. FRACTIONS. Learning Outcome I can… * explain what a fraction is. * explain what the denominator of a fraction is and find the denominator of a fraction.

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Natasha Duffy

Cockenzie Primary School

Learning Outcome

I can…

* explain what a fraction is.

* explain what the denominator of a fraction is and find the denominator of a fraction.

* explain what the numerator of a fraction is and find the numerator of a fraction.

* write a fraction.

• When an object is divided into a number of equal parts then each part is called a fraction

numerator

denominator

3

2

### Denominator

The denominator says how many equal parts in the whole object

2 equal parts

How many equal parts are there in this shape?

What is the denominator of this fraction?

1

1

1

Find the denominators of these fractions

6

1

3

1

4

1

10

Draw what you think these fractions look like.

2

So, the number on the bottom of a fraction tells us…

?

(Find a partner and discuss what you think the answer is)

2

numerator

The numerator says how many parts in the fraction

1 part is coloured in

How many equal parts are coloured in in this shape?

What is the numerator of this fraction?

3

8

8

Find the numerator for these fractions

6

1

3

3

4

9

10

Draw what you think these fractions look like.

2

So, the number on the top of a fraction tells us…

?

(Find a partner and discuss what you think the answer is)

The numerator tells us…

The denominator tells us…

3