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Fraction

Concept

Fraction

Fractions are a specific type of ratio comparing a part to a whole. They are written in the form where the numerator is the part and the denominator is the whole.

There are many possible ways to read fractions; you can try some combinations below, but when in doubt, one universal method is to say over
Fractions are also another way to write division of the numerator by the denominator. As such, a fraction like can be simplified to or just Note: The denominator of a fraction can never be equal to , since the quotient of division by is always undefined.