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MEAP Preparation - Grade 5 Mathematics
1.37 Fractions

Fractions are normally in the form of a/b, where 'a' is called numerator, and 'b' is called denominator.

Fractions Terminology:
Denominator: The bottom number in a fraction. It is also referred to as the divisor of the fraction.
Numerator: The top number in a fraction. It is also referred to as the dividend of the fraction.
Equivalent Fractions: Fractions that name the same number, such as 1/2 and 3/6.
Least Common Multiple (LCM): The smallest whole number that is a multiple of two or more chosen numbers.
Greatest Common Factor (GCF): The greatest whole number that is a factor of two or more chosen numbers.
Prime Number: An integer, not including 1, whose only factors are 1 and itself.
Composite Number: An integer that is not a prime number.
Mixed Number: A number that is the sum of a whole number and a fraction such as 2 2/3.
Reciprocal: The reciprocal of a fraction is obtained by interchanging the numerator and the denominator, i.e. by inverting the fraction.
Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least 10 examples of your own.

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MEAP Preparation - Grade 5 Mathematics
1.37 Fractions

Q 1: Which of the following is a mixed number?
8/34
2 5/24
45/98

Q 2: In a/b, b is called _____.
denominator
numerator

Q 3: In 7/8, what is the numerator?
8
none
7

Q 4: In (a+b)/(c+d), what is the denominator?
a+b
c+d

Q 5: Which of these is an equivalent fraction for 8/24?
3/8
5/12
4/12

Q 6: In a/b, a is called _____.
numerator
denominator

Q 7: In 20/21, what is the numerator?
21
20
none

Q 8: 1/5, 1/23, 1/6, 1/2, and 1/3 are called
unit fractions
like fractions
mixed fractions

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