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Fraction Vocabulary

Vocabulary (Key)

  • Fraction: A number that shows part of a whole Example: ½

  • Numerator: The top number in a fraction. Tells how many parts we have.

    •  Example: 2/3 (2 = numerator)

  • Denominator: The bottom number in a fraction. Shows how many equal parts the item is divided into.

    • Example:  2/3 (3 = numerator)

  • Factor: Number being multiplied – Numbers you multiply together to get another number

    • Example: 2 & 3 are factors of 6 because 2 x 3 = 6

  • Improper Fraction: When the numerator is larger than the denominator.

    • Example: 97

  • Mixed Number: A fraction that contains both a whole number and parts of a whole – written as a fraction

    • Example: 11

  • Simplest Form: When the numerator and denominator of a fraction have no common factors except one

  • Least Common Multiple/Denominator (LCM/LCD): The smallest number that is a multiple of two or more numbers

  • Greatest Common Factor:  The highest number that divides exactly into two or more numbers

  • Sum - Answer to an addition problem

  • Difference - Answer to a subtraction problem

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