**FRACTION**

**What is a fraction?**
**A fractions is parts of a whole.**

**Parts of Fractions**
**Numerator is the top
number. The numerator tells how many parts you are**
**talking about.**
**Denominator is the bottom
number. The denominator tells how many equal**
**parts are in the whole.**

**KINDS OF FRACTIONS**

**Proper Fractions - The
Numerator is less than or smaller than the**
**denominator.**

**Improper Fraction - The
Numerator is equal to or greater than the**
**denominator. A improper fraction is equal to or greater
than one.**

**Mixed Number - A number
made up of a whole number and a fraction.**

**These fraction activities can
be used to be used to introduce and reinforce the understanding of fractions.**

**LESSONS**

**What Piece Do I Want?**
**Comparing and Ordering Fractions**

**Am I Proper or Improper?**
**Multiply and Divide Fractions**

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These pages were developed through GirlTECH , a teacher-training program sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Education (CEEE) with support from the National Science Foundation through EOT-PAC.