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A good source to study for any upcoming fraction tests, this will make fractions a breeze.

Denominator

The bottom part of a fraction

ex. 1/2 (2 is the denominator)

ex. 1/2 (2 is the denominator)

Numerator

The top part of the fraction

ex. 1/2 (1 is the numerator)

ex. 1/2 (1 is the numerator)

equivelant fraction

Fractions that mean the same amount

ex. 1/2 and 2/4

ex. 1/2 and 2/4

common denominator

When two fractions have the same denominator

ex. 1/3 and 2/3

ex. 1/3 and 2/3

mixed number

When there is both a number and a fraction

ex. 1 and 1/2

ex. 1 and 1/2

improper fraction

When the numerator is more than the denominator

ex 2/1

ex 2/1

simplest form

When a fraction is simplified to its lowest form

ex. 2/4 simplified to 1/2

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

ex. 1 1/2 is equal to 3/2