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# Fractions

### Fractions Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Numerator tells how many parts are SELECTED
Demoninator tells how many TOTAL parts in each whole
Proper or Common Fraction the numerator is smaller than the denominator Example: 2/3
Improper Fraction the numerator is greater than or equal to the denominator Example: 12/7
Mixed Number contains a whole number AND a common fraction
Simplifying Fractions reducing a fraction to the smallest possible equivalent fraction. Example: 6/12 is the same as 1/2
Greatest Common Factor the biggest factor that the numerator and denominator have in common.
Equivalent Fractions two fractions that mean the same amount Example: 3/6 and 7/14
Changing Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions Step 1: multiply the denominator and the whole number. Step 2: add the numerator to your answer (this is your new numerator). Step 3: place your new numerator over your old denominator.