Fractions are parts of a whole. They can be written as numbers like 1/2, 3/4, or 5/6. Fractions can also be written as words like 'one half', 'three fourths', or 'five sixths'. Learning fractions helps us understand how to share and divide things into equal parts.
Introduction to Fractions
Draw a circle, Partition into 3 equal parts, label
Draw a square, Partition into 8 equal parts
Brain break: Draw a fish with legs wearing hiking boots and carrying a backpack
What is the definition of a fraction?
- A part of a whole
- A percent of a whole
- A number between 1 and 10
- A type of animal