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Fractions

A good source to study for any upcoming fraction tests, this will make fractions a breeze.
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Denominator
The bottom part of a fraction
ex. 1/2 (2 is the denominator)
Numerator
The top part of the fraction
ex. 1/2 (1 is the numerator)
equivelant fraction
Fractions that mean the same amount
ex. 1/2 and 2/4
common denominator
When two fractions have the same denominator
ex. 1/3 and 2/3
mixed number
When there is both a number and a fraction
ex. 1 and 1/2
improper fraction
When the numerator is more than the denominator
ex 2/1
simplest form
When a fraction is simplified to its lowest form
ex. 2/4 simplified to 1/2
improper fraction
To find this term, you must multiply the denominator by the whole number and add the numerator
ex. 1 1/2 is equal to 3/2