numerator and the number on the bottom is called the
denominator.
When you think of a fraction, think of a PIZZA!! Suppose a pizza is cut evenly into the number of pieces in the DENOMINATOR. If the number of pieces YOU get is the NUMERATOR, the fraction of the pizza you get is: Adding and taking away (subtracting) fractions can be pictured using slices of pizza. For example:
Unit 1 show you how to do this multiplication. |