Fractions Math Review - Introduction to Fractions

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What are fractions?

Fractions are part of a whole.

The bottom number is called the denominator.
The top number is called the numerator.


Fractions can be illustrated with diagrams.

Fractions as a diagram

The circle has been divided into 6 equal parts, 4 of which have been shaded.


Fraction problems for you to try.

Express the shaded area as a fraction of the whole.

Fraction problems



Fraction solutions