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Where would you find fractions and decimals on a number line? 

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IN BETWEEN the whole numbers. [image] 


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Name three things that we use fractions to describe: 

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Parts of a set, parts of a whole, and measurements. 


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Give an example of a fraction used to describe part of a whole. 

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Phillip ate 1/8 of the cake (yum!). [image] 


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Give an example of a fraction used to describe part of a set. 

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2/6 of the hats in this collection are police hats. [image] 


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Give an example of a fraction used to describe a measurement. 

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This measuring cup could be used to measure out 1 and 1/3 cups of milk when baking that chocolate cake Phillip was eating. [image]" Notice that we often used MIXED NUMBERS when measuring. 


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What do you call the top number in a fraction? 

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What do you call the bottom number in a fraction? 

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What does the NUMERATOR tell you? 

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It tells what part of the whole or set is being used (shaded, painted, eaten, etc.). [image] 


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What does the DENOMINATOR tell you? 

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It tells how many pieces make up ONE WHOLE, or it tells how many objects make up ONE SET. Since there are six hats in the set, 6 is the denominator that matches this picture.[image]



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A mixed number is number that is made up of two parts. One part is a WHOLE NUMBER, and the other part is a FRACTION. 


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What is an IMPROPER FRACTION? 

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An improper fraction is a fraction that has a numerator that is equal to or greater than its denominator. 


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Name some examples of improper fractions: 

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Name some examples of mixed numbers: 

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