Fraction

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff. Posted in Mathematics

A fraction is part of a counting number.

  • \( \; 3/8 \)
  • Numerator -Top number in a fraction.  \( \; 3\)
  • Denominator - Bottom number in a fraction.  \( \; 8 \)

Common Fraction - Both top and bottom are integers.

  • \( \; 1/8\; \) and \( \;3/4 \; \)

Common Denominator - Two or more fractions have the same denominator.

  • \( \; 3/4\;+\;1/4 \; \)

Rational Number - Numbers expressed as a ratio of two numbers.

  • \( \; 3/4, \; -1/8 \; \)