Fraction   » Topic: Fractions What is a fraction? Parts of whole can be written in fraction notation. This page answers two questions: What is a fraction and how is it written? Move the slider ---- and let the context be explained to you.

What is a fraction? -1-
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• Designations
 speak: "Two fifths" ‣ The denominator tells how many equal parts the whole is divided into. ‣ The numerator tells how many of these parts are taken. ‣ Numerator and denominator are separated by the fraction line.