Flashcards on Fractions

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What is a fraction?

A fraction is a number that represents part of a whole or a group.

What is the top number of a fraction called?

The top number of a fraction is called the numerator.

What is the bottom number of a fraction called?

The bottom number of a fraction is called the denominator.

What does the denominator represent?

The denominator represents the total number of equal parts that make up a whole.

What does the numerator represent?

The numerator represents the number of equal parts that are being considered.

What is a proper fraction?

A proper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is smaller than its denominator.

What is an improper fraction?

An improper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is greater than or equal to its denominator.

What is a mixed number?

A mixed number is a whole number and a proper fraction combined.

What is a equivalent fraction?

An equivalent fraction is a fraction that represents the same amount as another fraction, but has a different numerator and denominator.

What is a common denominator?

A common denominator is a denominator that two or more fractions have in common.

What is a simplest form of a fraction?

A simplest form of a fraction is a fraction in which the numerator and denominator have no common factors other than 1.

What is the rule when adding fractions with the same denominator?

When adding fractions with the same denominator, add the numerators and keep the same denominator.

What is the rule when subtracting fractions with the same denominator?

When subtracting fractions with the same denominator, subtract the numerators and keep the same denominator.

What is the rule when multiplying fractions?

When multiplying fractions, multiply the numerators together and the denominators together.

What is the rule when dividing fractions?

When dividing fractions, invert the second fraction and multiply it with the first fraction.

What is a fraction?

A fraction is a number that represents part of a whole or a group.

What is the top number of a fraction called?

The top number of a fraction is called the numerator.

What is the bottom number of a fraction called?

The bottom number of a fraction is called the denominator.

What does the denominator represent?

The denominator represents the total number of equal parts that make up a whole.

What does the numerator represent?

The numerator represents the number of equal parts that are being considered.

What is a proper fraction?

A proper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is smaller than its denominator.

What is an improper fraction?

An improper fraction is a fraction whose numerator is greater than or equal to its denominator.

What is a mixed number?

A mixed number is a whole number and a proper fraction combined.

What is a equivalent fraction?

An equivalent fraction is a fraction that represents the same amount as another fraction, but has a different numerator and denominator.

What is a common denominator?

A common denominator is a denominator that two or more fractions have in common.

What is a simplest form of a fraction?

A simplest form of a fraction is a fraction in which the numerator and denominator have no common factors other than 1.

What is the rule when adding fractions with the same denominator?

When adding fractions with the same denominator, add the numerators and keep the same denominator.

What is the rule when subtracting fractions with the same denominator?

When subtracting fractions with the same denominator, subtract the numerators and keep the same denominator.

What is the rule when multiplying fractions?

When multiplying fractions, multiply the numerators together and the denominators together.

What is the rule when dividing fractions?

When dividing fractions, invert the second fraction and multiply it with the first fraction.

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