# FRACTIONS

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```					FRACTIONS
Introduction of Fractions
Prepared By :
Mr. P. Narsimlu PGT Maths
APRS Girls Medak AP
What is a FRACTION?
   A fraction is a part of an entire object
Pictorial Representation of Fraction

1
4          One fourth is yellow
Example 1
   We divide a chocolate bar into 5 equal parts.

   Each part is 1/5 of the whole
bar.

   We read 1/5 as one fifth.
The whole bar has 5 fifth
parts.

   We write it: 1 = 5/5
Example 2
   We have a box of gingerbread men. There
are 5 men in the box.
Each man is 1/5 of the box contents.

The whole box has 5 fifth parts.
We write it: 1 =
Two pink men are    of the box contents
Parts of the fraction

Numerator
Denominator
Vinculum or Divided by
Ex.In 2/5
2 is Numerator says how many parts in the fraction
/ is Vinculum or divided by
5 is denominator says how many equal parts in the object ..
TYPES OF FRACTIONS
   PROPER FRACTIONS:Numerator part
is smaller than the denominator part.
   Ex: 1/6,2/5 etc.
   IMPROPER FRACTIONS:Numerator
part is greater than or equal to the
denominator part.
   Ex: 5/3,6/6 etc.
TYPES OF FRACTIONS
   MIXED FRACTION: Having a whole
number plus a proper function.
   Ex: 3½

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