Lesson

You may have already seen the fraction one half in previous year levels. Can you answer this question?

Answer the following questions.

a

Complete the statement:

A half is one whole which has been divided into ⬚ equal parts.

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b

Which of the following represents \dfrac{1}{2} on a circle?

A

B

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Idea summary

A half, \dfrac{1}{2}, is one whole which has been divided into 2 equal parts.

This video will show us about unit fractions.

What fraction is shown here?

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Idea summary

The numerator in a unit fraction is always 1. It is written in the form:

\dfrac{1}{\text{Total number of parts}}

represents, models and compares commonly used fractions and decimals