2-91 Fractions

Lesson List

A fraction is part of something.

You have already learned , , and .

 (one half is red)

 (one third is blue)

 (one fourth is green)

Here is what looks like.

 (one fifth is purple)

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

The bottom number tells how many parts in all and the top number tells the fraction of the parts.

In the fraction 1/5, there are five equal parts and one part is purple.

Look at the fractions below.  Three parts in all, two parts are blue.

 2/3 is blue

Four parts in all, three are green.

 3/4 is green

Practice writing fractions  Put the correct fraction in the box to the right of the image.  Do not simplify the fraction.

 Four equal parts. Two are green. The fraction is Six equal parts. Two are ruby. The fraction is Ten equal parts. Five are red. The fraction is Four equal parts. Three are green. The fraction is Eight equal parts. Five are orange. The fraction is Three equal parts. One is blue. The fraction is Twelve equal parts. Eight are purple. The fraction is Four equal parts. One is green. The fraction is