Fractions

Fractions are usually parts of numbers like...

  • 1/2 means 1 part of 2
  • 2/3 means 2 parts of 3 
  • 3/4 means 3 pars of 4
  • 1/4 means 1 part of 4
  • 1/5 means 1 part of 5


 are all examples of fractions.

or more generally it is x/y where x could be 

The top part of the expression is called the numerator and bottom part is the denominator .