To help us better understand fractions, we like to imagine them as pizzas or legos.
A fraction tells us how many parts of a certain size there are. Every fraction has a numerator and a denominator.
The numerator is the top number in a fraction and tells us how many equal parts there are.
The denominator is the bottom number and tells us the size and the total number of equal parts needed to make a whole.
In the fraction above, the numerator is and the denominator is . So, there is one-fourth slice of pizza or of slices needed to make a whole pizza.
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Key Steps 🗝 How to Write Fractions
Step 1. Identify the denominator.
The denominator represents the size and total number of equal parts needed to make a whole.
Step 2. Identify the numerator.
The numerator represents how many equal parts there are.
Step 3. Place the numerator on top of the denominator.
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