You may have already learned about representing fractions using area models.
When representing fractions the:
Fractions can be written in:
Watch this video to learn about counting and ordering fractions in words, symbols and pictures.
Georgia was counting fractions in the thirds.
Fill in the gaps for her.
$1$1 third | $\editable{}$ thirds | $1$1 whole |
Order these fractions from largest to smallest.
$\frac{3}{4}$34, $2$2 quarters,
$2$2 quarters, $\frac{3}{4}$34,
, $2$2 quarters, $\frac{3}{4}$34
, $\frac{3}{4}$34, $2$2 quarters
$2$2 quarters, $\frac{3}{4}$34,
, $2$2 quarters, $\frac{3}{4}$34
, $\frac{3}{4}$34, $2$2 quarters
Complete the table below.
Image |
Number of |
Total Number of
Pieces |
Fraction of
Shaded Pieces |
---|---|---|---|
$1$1 | $5$5 | $\frac{\editable{}}{\editable{}}$ | |
$\editable{}$ | $5$5 | $\frac{\editable{}}{\editable{}}$ | |
$3$3 | $\editable{}$ | $\frac{3}{5}$35 | |
$4$4 | $\editable{}$ | $\frac{\editable{}}{\editable{}}$ | |
$\editable{}$ | $\editable{}$ | $\frac{\editable{}}{\editable{}}$ |
The denominator is how many equal parts make up the whole.
The numerator is the number of equal parts in the fraction.