 Fraction is :
 Part of a whole; or
 Part of a collection or group of objects.
 5/12 is a fraction. We read it as five  twelfths.
 12 stands for the number of equal parts into which the whole has been divided.
 5 stands for the number of equal parts which have been taken out.
 The number on top of the fraction 5 is the numerator and the number below 12 is called denominator.
 A fraction can be expressed as a division and viceversa.
 Proper Fractions: e.g. 2/3 (numerator smaller than the denominator)
 Improper Fractions: e.g. 3/2 (numerator greater than the denominator)
 Mixed Fractions: e.g. 2. 3/2 (whole number together with a fraction)
 Like Fractions: e.g. 1/2, 3/2 (fractions with same denominators are called like fractions.
 Unlike Fractions:e.g. 1/4, 2/7 (fractions with different denominators are called unlike fractions.
 Unit Fractions:e.g. 1/4, 1/7, 1/12 (fractions with numberator = 1 are called unit fractions.
Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least 5 examples of each type of fractions.
