Concept of a fraction |
1.- Concept of a fraction.
Three fifths is a fraction which can also be written as 3/5. Here we will use both forms.
The jar is divided into four measures. ¾ of the jar is full of milk to. There is ¼ that is empty.
The table is divided into 8 parts. 3 of them are colored in red and 5 of them are not colored, that is 5/8.
The rectangle is divided into 5 squares: 2 of them are colored in brown (2/5) and the other 3 are colored in blue, that is, 3/5.
In the fraction 3/5, we distinguish the numerator (3) and the denominator (5). This means that the rectangle has been divided into 5 parts and we have taken 3.
A fraction is one or several equal parts into which the unit is divided.
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