
Ms. Garcia Math 


Fraction 
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A fraction is a measure of how something is to be divided up or shared out. 
1/3, 3/8 




Numerator 
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The numerator is the top number in a common fraction. 
numerator/denominator 




Denominator 
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The denominator is the bottom number in a common fraction. 
numerator/denominator 




Compare Fractions (decimals) 
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... using their decimal equivalents
To convert fractions to decimals divide the numerator by the denominator. 





Compare Fractions (same denominator) 
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Make equivalent fractions with the same denominator 
compare 3/10 and 2/5 


When comparing like fractions, the larger fraction is the one with the greater numerator. 




Like fractions 
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The different fractions with the same denominator are Like Fractions. 
1/4 and 3/4 are like fractions 




Compare Fractions (crossmultiplication) 
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We can use crossmultiplication to compare fractions and find out which is greater 







