PROPER FRACTIONS, MIXED NUMBERS, IMPROPER FRACTIONS
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11. the numerator?
The denominator signifies that number 1 has been divided into 4 equal parts. The numerator signifies that we are counting 3 of them.
11. To divide a line into four equal parts -- that is, into fourths -- cut it three times.
Why is that number called "three-fourths"?
Because 3 is three fourths of 4.
Because 1 is one third of 3.
13. What ratio has each number to 1?
14. Read each number.
15. Write the meaning of each mixed number.
16. From this list, pick out the proper fractions, and pick out the
17. What kind of fractions are less than 1? Proper fraction.
18. b) Place that number on the number line.
19. What number is at the arrow?
10. Cut the number line and place each number on it:
11. Cut the number line and place each number on it.
12. Answer with a mixed number or with a whole number plus a
12. a) It takes three yards of material to make a skirt. How many skirts
8 skirts. 1 yard will remain.
b) You are going on a journey of 25 miles, and you have gone a
13. Change each improper fraction to a mixed number or a whole
14. Change each mixed number to an improper fraction.
15. Place on the number line.
16. How much is a third of 7?
To take a third of a number, divide by 3.
Continue on to Section 2: Comparing fractions.
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