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Activity Discussion Math What is a fraction? What is the formula?

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A fraction represents a numerical price, that defines the components of an entire. Suppose variety must be divided into four components, then it’s painted as x/4. therefore the fraction here, x/4, defines 1/4th of range x. Fractions type a vital a part of our daily lives. There ar several samples of fractions you’ll stumble upon in real world. we’ve to volitionally or unwillingly share that delicious pizza pie amongst our friends and families. 3 folks, four slices.

Fractions is conferred in 3 ways: as correct fractions, improper fractions and mixed range fractions.

A proper fraction is one wherever the dividend is a smaller amount than the divisor. as an example, ⅔ (two-thirds) or ⅞ (seven-eighths).

An fraction features a larger dividend than divisor. as an example, 8/5 (eight-fifths) or 13/4 (thirteen quarters).

A mixed range combines an entire range and a fraction. as an example, 5¾ (five and three-quarters) or 12⅖ (twelve and two-fifths).

Fraction = range of components / total components

Every fraction features a dividend that equals {the range|the amount|the quantity} of components we’ve and a divisor equaling the full number of components in an exceedingly whole.

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