Fractions may be written like this , or like this
1/5.

Fractions can also be written in lowest terms, or
simplified.
Look at the example below.

Four equal parts.

Two are green.

The fraction is 2/4 or 1/2

2/4 in lowest terms is
1/2

Ten equal parts.

Five are red.

The fraction is 5/10 or 1/2

5/10 in lowest terms
is 1/2

Look at the fractions
below. Simplify and put each fraction in lowest terms.

Four equal parts.

Two are green.

The fraction is 2/4 or

Six equal parts.

Two are ruby.

The fraction is 2/6 or

Ten equal parts.

Two are yellow.

The fraction is 2/10 or

Six equal parts.

Four are ruby.

The fraction is 4/6 or

Eight equal parts.

Two are orange.

The fraction is 2/8 or

Ten equal parts.

Four are yellow.

The fraction is 4/10 or

Twelve equal parts.

Four are purple.

The fraction is 4/12 or

Eight equal parts.

Four are orange.

The fraction is 4/8 or

Twelve equal parts.

Six are purple.

The fraction is 6/12 or

Ten equal parts.

Six are yellow.

The fraction is 6/10 or

Twelve equal parts.

Two are purple.

The fraction is 2/12 or

Eight equal parts.

Six are orange.

The fraction is 6/8 or

Ten equal parts.

Eight are yellow.

The fraction is 8/10 or

Twelve equal parts.

Eight are purple.

The fraction is 8/12 or

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