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# Fraction Vocab Words

Term | Definition |
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Fraction | A number that represents equal parts to a whole and has a numerator and denominator. |

Numerator | The part of a fraction above the line, which tells how many parts are being counted. |

Denominator | The part of the fraction below the line, which tells how many equal parts there are in the whole or in the group. |

Proper Fraction | A fraction in which the numerator is smaller than the denominator. |

Improper Fraction | A fraction in which the numerator is greater than or equal to the denominator. |

Mixed Number | A whole number and a fraction. |

Simplest Form | A fraction is in simplest form when the numerator and the denominator have no common factor other than 1. The fraction is either a proper fraction or a mixed number. |

Equivalent Fraction | Fractions that show different numbers with the same value |

Dividend | In a fraction it is the number that is being divided which is the numerator. |

Divisor | In a fraction it is the number you are dividing by which is the denominator |

Quotient | The answer to a division problem. |

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