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Fraction Worksheets

Before being introduced to fractions, children have developed a one-to-one relationship with counting numbers. As a result, most children face difficulty in fully conceptualizing fractions. However, a thorough understanding of basics can help children to better grasp the concepts of fraction. Let's dig deeper into the fundamentals of fractions. What is a fraction? A fractional number or a fraction represents a part or portion of a whole. Fractions are a way to split a whole into equal parts. Fractions are identified with a slash drawn between two numbers. The number is written on top of the slash is known as the numerator, and the one written at the bottom of the slash is known as the denominator. The denominator shows the number of equal parts in which something is divided. The numerator represents how many equal parts are to be considered. For example, if a fraction is 1/2 of a cake, the denominator 2 shows that the cakes has been divided into two equal parts, of which 1, that is the numerator, is in consideration. In other words, 1/2 also means 1 out of 2 equal parts from the whole cake. There are three basic types of fractions: 1) PROPER FRACTION - A fraction with numerator less than or smaller than the denominator is known as the proper fraction, For example, 1/2 , 3/4 , 9/11. 2) IMPROPER FRACTION - A fraction with a numerator greater than the denominator is known as the improper fraction. For example, 11/9,5/3 , 21/7. 3) MIXED FRACTION - Mixed fractions are those fractions which have a whole number part as well as the fractional part. For example, 31/2 , 53/4. We try to include visuals as much as possible. Are there any fraction based skills that we are missing? Please let me know.