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Fractions & decimals

A fraction represents a number of parts of a whole and is written with a numerator (above a dividing line) and a denominator (below the dividing line).

The numerator is the number parts you have
The denominator is how many parts into which the whole is divided.


Types of fractions

Proper fractions
The numerator is less than the denominator example2
Improper fraction
The numerator is greater than the denominator example3
Mixed number
A mixed number has a whole number and a fraction example4


Mixed numbers & improper fractions



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