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Grade 5 Math Module 3

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benchmark fraction
a common fraction that you can judge other numbers against (e.g., 1/4, 1/2, 3/4)
denominator
the total number of equal parts a whole is divided into (the bottom number in a fraction)
numerator
the number of fractional parts (the top number in a fraction)
unlike denominators
fractions with different sized units
like denominators
fractions with the same sized units
whole unit
a total partitioned into smaller, equally sized fractional parts
fractional unit
the size of the fractional part shown by the denominator
number sentence
a math statement that uses =, <, or >
equivalent fractions
fractions that may look different, but are equal to each other; they name the same part
tenth
1/10 or 0.1
hundredth
1/100 or 0.01
fraction greater than 1
the numerator is larger than the denominator; it represents a whole plus a fraction of a whole
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