## Whats the definition of the word fraction?

Definition of fraction 1a : a numerical representation (such as ³/₄, ⁵/₈, or 3.234) indicating the quotient of two numbers. b(1) : a piece broken off : fragment. (2) : a discrete unit : portion. 2 : one of several portions (as of a distillate) separable by fractionation.

**What is a fraction Oxford dictionary?**

noun. /ˈfrækʃn/ /ˈfrækʃn/ a small part or amount of something.

**What are the words for fractions?**

fractions

- chunk.
- half.
- portion.
- cut.
- division.
- fragment.
- section.
- share.

### What is the meaning of fraction in a sentence?

a small part or item forming a piece of a whole 3. the quotient of two rational numbers. v. perform a division. 1 She spends only a fraction of her earnings.

**What are the 6 types of fraction?**

Hence, there are in total six types of fractions such as:

- Proper fraction.
- Improper fraction.
- Mixed fraction.
- Like fractions.
- Unlike fractions.
- Equivalent fractions.

**How many types of fractions are there?**

The three major types are proper fractions, improper fractions, and mixed fractions.

#### What is the line in a fraction called?

Number and Algebra A fraction has a number on top and a number down below. These numbers have special names. The top number is called the numerator. The number down below is called the denominator. The line between the numerator and the denominator is called the vinculum.

**What are the 8 types of fraction?**

Based on the numerators and denominators, fractions are classified into the following types:

- Proper Fractions.
- Improper Fractions.
- Mixed Fractions.
- Like Fractions.
- Unlike Fractions.
- Equivalent Fractions.
- Unit Fractions.

**What are the 3 parts of a fraction?**

The top number is the Numerator, it is the number of parts you have. The bottom number is the Denominator, it is the number of parts the whole is divided into. See how the top number is bigger than (or equal to) the bottom number?

## What are parts of fraction?

A fraction has two parts, namely numerator and denominator. The number on the top is called the numerator, and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. The numerator defines the number of equal parts taken, whereas the denominator defines the total number of equal parts in a whole.

**What are the 8 types of fractions?**

11/2, 11/4, 23/4, 35/7, 51/9, ……….., etc., are mixed fractions. (All types of fraction may be categorized into three kinds, i.e., proper, improper and mixed fraction)….The various types of fractions are:

- Like Fractions:
- The same Numerator Fractions:
- Unit Fractions:
- Proper fractions:
- Improper Fractions:
- Mixed Fractions: