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3rd Grade Math: Fractions 3rd Quarter

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fraction
names part of a whole or part of a group, (a number in the form a/a or a/b)
numerator
is the top number of a fraction, names a PART of the whole
denominator
is the bottom number of a fraction, tells how many equal parts are in the WHOLE
equal parts
a polygon is divided into the same parts, all parts are the same
halves
divided into TWO equal parts
thirds
divided into THREE equal parts
fourths
divided into FOUR equal parts
fifths
divided into FIVE equal parts
1/2 (one half)
half, Two equal parts
1/3 (one third)
Three equal parts
1/4 (one fourth)
one-fourth, Four equal parts
equivalent fractions
two or more fractions that are equal, they name the same amount, example 1/2 is equivalent to 2/4
>
greater than
<
less than
=
equal to
whole numbers
3/3, 6/6, 4/4 All of the parts are included.
shaded
colored in, set apart by being a darker color
compare
to look at two or more fractions and see how they are related, (greater than >, less than <, or equal to
number line
numbers in order shown as points on a line
fraction bars
rectangles used to show and compare fractions
unequal
not equal in amount (or value)
region
an area
more than half
a section that has more than 1/2 shaded. Examples: 3/4, 2/3
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